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Commemorative House Post

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Object Number:
67-5-140
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Santa Ana, Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Wood
Description:
Carved for commemorative house Ruma Tora, same as posts 67-5-124 and 138. Iconography: double bonito. Carved by Murisigaie, commissioned by Gapitaufa for his participation in the commemorative feast. Carved in 1935-36.
Length:
127cm
Credit Line:
William Kohler Collection, collected by William H. Davenport

Bibliography:

[Article] Davenport, William H. 1968. "Sculpture of the Eastern Solomons". Expedition. 10 (2): 4-25. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 10
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