Bamboo. For construction cf. 29-50-551. Top plug, truncated cone; bottom carved to represent cock and crocodile. Handle of stick carved in rings surmounted by carved ornament of undetermined form. Said to be man's tube, used in the dance.
Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
[Book] Linton, Ralph & Wingert, Paul S. 1946. Arts of the South Seas. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.114, left
[Article] Davidson, Daniel S. The Oceanic Collections of the University Museum. The University Museum Bulletin. 12 (3-4) : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 79, Fig. 16, left
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