Santa Ana, Solomon Islands
Canoe house type. Human figure, crouched behind shield; fish and scrolls above, drawn figures below. Iconography: figure represents wakiwakimanu (cf: 67-5-133) in fighting stance. (This type of shield not used in the Eastern Solomons.) Carving insipired by post in canoe house at Natagera Village. Carver: Reresimae, Natagera. Commissioned by W. Davenport, completed Oct 1966.
William Kohler Expedition; William H. Davenport
[Article] Davenport, William H. 1968. "Sculpture of the Eastern Solomons". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 10 (2): 4-25.
: Page/Fig./Plate: p. 11
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