New Caledonian Dirftwood Bird Head, Custom Stand
Origin: Noumea, New Caledonia Provenance: Collected on the beaches of Noumea in the 1980s by Dr. George Allan Solem (Ex. Curator at the Field Museum in Chicago)
Period: 20th century
Materials: Natural driftwood, untouched or manipulated by man
Description: Here is gem of a Driftwood specimen is in the likeness of a bird head. Ironically it resembles the iconic Kanak Bird head club weapon so widely used during the 19th century and before. An elegant natural object presented on a custom display stand.
Dimensions: Height 5.25” (13.5 cm), Width 7” (18 cm)