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Dublin Core

Title

Stone: sculpture

Description

One grey-green carved stone head and neck placed on a red-brown carved wood base that resembles the upper torso of a figure standing with its arms by its sides. The front of the base exhibits a carved strap that extends from upper left to lower right. The stone head is noticeably chipped and worn whilst the wooden base is nearly pristine.

Source

Rewi Alley

Provenance

Gifted by Alley to Canterbury Museum during a visit to New Zealand in 1937.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

95x76x152mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

E137.81

Usage Rights

To order a copy of this image please contact Canterbury Museum on images@canterburymuseum.com.

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Collection

Citation

“Stone: sculpture,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed October 23, 2021, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/980.