Category: Oceanic

The Coe has nearly 100 Oceanic objects in our collection, ranging from seemingly simple functional items such as a fish hook to ageless creations that look like they were made yesterday. Each has a unique story. Shown here is just a small sample of what you can see at the Coe. Schedule a private tour or visit us on First Fridays (1 to 4 p.m). to hear the engaging stories behind the objects.

New Ireland Kulap Figure

New Ireland Kulap Figure

Oceanic New Ireland Kulap Figure Artist: Unknown Culture/People: New Ireland Place: Melanesia Media: Limestone or chalk with pigment Dims: 19.5 x 4.25 x 4 in. (49.5 x 10.7 x 10.1 cm) Date: Late 19th century Description: Visitors at the Coe are often interested in how...