Bangle

Alan Preston (New Zealander, b.1941), Artist 1983 © All rights reserved See full details

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Description
A wide coconut shell bangle with a notched insert of brass. An early work by Alan Preston that explores the use of coconut shell, a customary Pacific adorment material with metal. Exhibited in the Pacific Adornment show at the Dowse in 1985. A precursor piece to Bone Stone Shell 1988. Alan Preston is one of the founding members of Fingers jewellery gallery and cooperative beginning in Auckland in 1974.
Title
Bangle
Artist
Production date
1983
Media
coconut shell, brass
Measurements
65 x 125mm (h x w)
Credit line
Collection of The Dowse Art Museum, purchased 1984
Accession number
1983.44.5

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