From: Solomon Islands

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 18221
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Solomon Islander
Provenience Solomon Islands
Date Made Before 1875
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood | Shell | Pigment
Technique Carved

Female figure on flat round base, holding a large cup on her head, White shell eyes, stretched earlobes (to accommodate ear plugs), incised scarification patterns on torso, upper arms and face. Painted black, with white lime (now mostly missing) in incised designs on figure and cup.

Height 58.5 cm
Width 22 cm
Credit Line Gift of William Pepper, 1891
Other Number LE705 - Other Number

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