Ear Ornament

Date:
mid to late 19th century
Geography:
Solomon Islands, New Georgia Island, Western province
Culture:
New Georgia Island
Medium:
Wood, chambered nautilus shell, paint
Dimensions:
D.1 1/8 x Diam. 3 1/4 in. (2.9 x 8.3 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Ornaments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1606
Not on view
Harry G. Beasley, Chiselhurst, UK; [Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, until 1961]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1961, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1961–1978

Kjellgren, Eric. How to Read Oceanic Art. How to Read 3. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2014, p. 83.