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Shell Plaque (Barava)

Date:
19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Solomon Islands, Choiseul province (?)
Culture:
Choiseul Island
Medium:
Tridacna shell
Dimensions:
H. 9 5/8 x W. 6 1/4 in. (24.4 x 15.9 cm)
Classification:
Shell-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1960
Accession Number:
1978.412.749
Not on view
[Watson O'Dell Pierce, Archaeological Artifacts & Antiques, New York, until 1960]; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1960–1978

Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 66.



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