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Ancestor Figure (moai kavakava)

circa 1830

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Details

  • Title: Ancestor Figure (moai kavakava)
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: circa 1830
  • Location: Easter Island (Rapa Nui)
  • Physical Dimensions: 17 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 4 in. (45.09 x 8.89 x 10.16 cm)
  • Medium: Wood, bird bone, obsidian, and traces of pigment
  • Object Classification: Sculpture
  • Full Title: Ancestor Figure (moai kavakava)
  • Curatorial Area: Art of the Pacific
  • Credit Line: Purchased with funds provided by the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation with additional funding by Jane and Terry Semel, the David Bohnett Foundation, Camilla Chandler Frost, Gayle and Edward P. Roski and The Ahmanson Foundation
  • Chronology: 1801-1850
  • Artwork Accession Number: M.2008.66.6

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