Carved Kanak Bamboo Stick
Long bamboo cane engraved on all sides with scenes with several figures, colonist and indigeous, in different situations; animals; and various tools and weapons. The accurate representations of rituals boxes ornamented with arows are particularly interesting.
Exceptional and finely executed ornamentation. Probably from the second half of the 19th century.
|Physical description||Haut : 111 cm (43 3/4 in.) - Bambou pyrogravé|
|Place of origin|
|Breton Auction, 2003||Lot 6106|
|Keywords||Melanesia, Ceremonial Art, Oceania|
|Categories||Melanesian Art, Oceanian, Ppolynesian, Melanesian Art|