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1968, received as a gift by Dr. Solange Petit-Skinner in San Christobal, Solomon Islands; 2010, gift of Dr. Solange Petit-Skinner to the MFA. (Accession date: September 22, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Governor Carlton Skinner and Solange Skinner

Oceanic, Solomon Islands (San Christobal), mid 20th century


Height x diameter: 30.8 x 5.5 cm (12 1/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wood, engraved


Africa and Oceania


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