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U998.1.2
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Model Tamtam)
Date (Execution) : n.d.
Geographical Origin : Vanuatu (possibly Ambrym)
Cultural Group : Ni Vanuatu
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Wood
Support / Technique : Carved
Object Type : souvenir; model; tamtam
Visual Description : Classic Ambrym-style tamtam design in model-form. Stylized face-design in top half (large round eyes, nose, studed border running around the face ending with two curled boar-tusk designs beneath the face. The bottom half is cylindrical with vertical linear slit at front beneath the face. Beveled at base. Smooth finish of apparent hardwood, may have a light oil finish.
Accession # : U998.1.2
Width (cm) : 30.50
Height (cm) : 94.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Dr. Bruce L. and Mrs. Dorothy E. Brown
Artist Statement :