Canoe Bow


From: New Guinea | Angelmann

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 29-50-625
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience New Guinea | Angelmann
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood | Shell
Iconography Crocodile | Woman | Hornbill

Carved in the form of a crocodile with the end of its tail resting against the back of a female figure which faced the stern of the canoe. On top of the crocodile's head are carved a human mask and a human head (high relief), and between them a hornbill (in the round)

Length 152.4 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number 2 - Other Number

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