Santa Cruz Dance Staff, Napa, Solomon Islands, hardwood, in the form of a highly stylized canoe, with two raised opposing abstracted ancestral heads, the whole decorated with classical linear patterning in black, with remnants of white pigments, with metal stand, (age cracks), lg. 36 1/2 in.
Provenance: Private collection, Boston, Massachusetts; Sotheby's Paris, June 11, 2008, Lot 50.
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