|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||Before 1900|
|Credit Line:||Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003|
|Other Number:||1993.X.1597 - Other Number|
L-552-2 - Other Number
Roof spire. Wood, painted red and black. At center a carved face with hooked nose, flanked on each side by five lateral spikes. Below face, a round disc with red-outlined lozenge, tapering to pointed stake at bottom. Above face, another disc with red-outlined lozenge. Such spires surmounted the conical thatched roofs of New Caledonian chief's houses. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.
|[Article] Davenport, William H. 1964. "Sculpture from La Grande Terre". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 7. no. 1. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 14 (bottom, third from left)||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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