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Object Number: 67-5-42
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Santa Catalina
Solomon Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Shell
Pigment
Length: 48cm
Credit Line:William Kohler Expedition; William H. Davenport, 1967

Description

Double scroll motif. This can be used on bonito canoe, and is seen more on Ulawa than on Santa Ana or Santa Catalina. The double scroll is also used as stem piece on special small trading canoes (about the size of bonito canoes) that are built more like fishing canoes than along the plan of the very large trading canoes. Carver: Anoqa.


Bibliography:

[Article] Davenport, William H. 1968. "Sculpture of the Eastern Solomons". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 10 (2): 4-25. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 17View Objects cited in this Publication

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