NDEKILIVAMELE NATEMALE FISHING KITE
Fenualoa Island, Reef Islands, Santa Cruz Islands, Para-Polynesia
Pandanus leaves, wood, fibers
113 X 77 cm
Published in: Carlier, J.E., Les Enclaves polynésiennes, Paris, Voyageurs & Curieux, 2018, page 135, n° 105.
Exhibited in: Ni Vu Ni Connu, Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle, Lyon, March 7th through July 2nd 2006
Bartle Bay, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia
Late 19th / early 20th century
H: 41 cm
Provenance: formerly in the H. Beran collection, United Kingdoma and Australia, then in the Jolika collection of John and Marcia Friede, Rye, United States.
© H. Dubois