Santa Ana, Solomon Islands
Of tridacna shell. Same as 67-5-85: unfinished, and broken because man for whom it was being made died. Given by Mafinisau of Gupunak who received it from his mother kaqa who inherited it from her Mo. Name of man for whom it was being made not known. Bird head motif is frigate bird, also bottom has frigate bird tail design.
William Kohler Expedition; William H. Davenport
[Article] Davenport, William H. 1968. "Sculpture of the Eastern Solomons". Expedition. 10 (2): 4-25.
: Page/Fig./Plate: p. 19
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