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Carved whale ivory cleaver. On one edge there is a small figure with a protruding tongue and eyes made of shell.

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Creation datesd [fin du 19e siècle ?]
Physical descriptionIvoire, haliotide.
35,5 x 12,7 x 2,5 cm
H. totale avec socle: 44 cm
From / Provenancesl
Place of origin

Musée national d'Art moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris : AM 2003-3(145)

Method of acquisition and collectionMusée national d'Art moderne, Centre Pompidou, dation André Breton, 2003
Size35,50 cm
Copyright© G. Meguerditchian/Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI
Keywords, , ,
CategoriesOceanian, Ppolynesian, Melanesian Art, Polynesian Art
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