Collection Online
Medium
shell
Measurements
4.4 × 8.6 × 0.7 cm
Place/s of Execution
Vella LaVella Island, Western Province, Solomon Islands
Accession Number
D37B-1972
Department
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1972
© the artists
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
The finial is a flattened hook, bottom broken, at each side of a frigate bird holding a fish. Incised outline and eyes