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House Post

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Object Number:
67-5-125
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Santa Ana, Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Wood
Pigment
Shell
Description:
Janus image of a dog with inlaid shell eyes; incised frigate bird above, low relief coconut crab below. Post used in canoe house and for the worship of the deity Waiwori. Carver: Faruara of Natagara for Rapitarau, carved in 1940s
Length:
246cm
Credit Line:
William Kohler Collection, collected by William H. Davenport
Other Number:
P2   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Article] Davenport, William H. 1968. "Sculpture of the Eastern Solomons". Expedition. 10 (2): 4-25. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 22
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