White carved chalk figure, male, hands clasped in

Made:
1851-1920

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White carved chalk figure, male, hands clasped in front, decorated with red pigment, mounted on wooden display block, ancestral and memorial, from New Ireland, 1851-1920

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Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A655998
Materials:
mount, wood, stone, chalk
Measurements:
overall (on base): 357 mm x 110 mm x 104 mm, 1.86 kg
type:
figure
credit:
Hotel Drouot (Paris)
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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