|Current Location:||Out on loan|
Santa Ana, Solomon Islands
|Credit Line:||William Kohler Expedition; William H. Davenport, 1967|
Iconography: bonito canoe with mythical species of shark (iri) holding human figure in jaws. Carving depicts the myth of Waumauma, an important deity. Detachable dorsal fins and carved stem pieces. Stained black, with shell inlay. Chamber for bones in one side of shark figure. Carver: Nimanima of Gupuna village, Santa Ana. Finished October 1966. Commissioned by W. Davenport.
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