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House Post

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Object Number:
67-5-126
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Solomon Islands
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Wood
Pigment
Description:
Carved king post for canoe house; iconography supernatural figure holding two sharks, low relief birds and fish top and behind. Stained black with white lime and red earth painted details. Title Pa-na-waiau "school of bonito". Carver: Simon Peter Reresimal with the help of Maemai of Natagara Village.
Length:
163cm
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. 9
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