Exhibiting Polynesia: Past, Present and Future
A symposium jointly convened by the Sainsbury Research Unit and the Département de la recherche et de l'enseignement at the Musée du Quai Branly. This took place on Tuesday-Wednesday 17-18 June 2008 to coincide with the opening of the exhibition, Polynésie: arts et divinités 1760-1860 at the Musée.
See symposium details for general information and the timetable for more detail on the programme. Abstracts of presentations given at the symposium are also available.
Bowl with two figure supports.
Mid/Late 18th Century
Wood, pearl shell, boars' tusk
London, BM: HAW 46
Donated 1780 by Sir Joseph Banks; given to Captain Charles Clerke by a chief of
Kaua'i on 23 January 1778