<em>Slit Gong in Form of Alligator</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, 6 1/4 x 5 x 47 in. (15.9 x 12.7 x 119.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1351. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1351_side_PS5.jpg)

Slit Gong in Form of Alligator

Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 6 1/4 x 5 x 47 in. (15.9 x 12.7 x 119.4 cm)


Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H1, 5C

Accession Number: 22.1351

Image: CUR.22.1351_side_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Hollow slit gong in form of an alligator, with head raised at 45-degree angle. Articultated teeth (with two large, protruding teeth in jaw), hands and feet. Wave pattern carved in lower region of entire work. Condition: good; some holes in upper portion of neck/back.

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