Santa Ana, Solomon Islands
Canoe house type. Human figure, crouched behing 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 Collection, collected by William H. Davenport
[Article] Davenport, William H. 1968. "Sculpture of the Eastern Solomons". Expedition. 10 (2): 4-25.
: Page/Fig./Plate: p. 11
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