Object Number:18221
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Solomon Islander
Provenience: Solomon Islands
Date Made: Before 1875
Early Date: 1850
Late Date: 1875
Height: 58.5 cm
Width: 22 cm
Credit Line:Gift of William Pepper, 1891
Other Number:LE705 - Other Number


Female figure on flat round base, holding a large cup on her head, White shell eyes, stretched earlobes (to accommodate ear plugs), incised scarification patterns on torso, upper arms and face. Painted black, with white lime (now mostly missing) in incised designs on figure and cup.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989) View Objects in Exhibition
Loan Exhibition - Objects Used in Religious Ceremonies, and Charms and Implements For Divination (16 Apr 1892) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Newton, Douglas, and Kaufmann, Christian, and Kaeppler, Adrienne L. 1997. Oceanic Art.. Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 453View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Davenport, William H. 1968. "Sculpture of the Eastern Solomons". Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 10. no. 2. pg. 4-25 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 5View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Wingert, Paul S., and Linton, Ralph. 1946. Arts of the South Seas.. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p.181View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Madeira, Percy C. 1964. Men in Search of Man: The First Seventy-Five Years of the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania.. University of Pennsylvania Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 89View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Culin, Robert S. 1892. Loan Exhibition: Objects Used in Religious Ceremonies and Charms and Implements for Divination.. University of Pennsylvania, Department of Archaeology and Paleontology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: page 162 #705View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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