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Ritual Bowl

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Native Name:
Apira
Object Number:
67-5-11
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Solomon Islands
Santa Ana, Solomon Islands
Section:
Oceanian
Materials:
Wood
Shell
Glass
Pigment
Description:
Ritual communion bowl (apira ni mwane). Bonito in full round on base with half-fish motif on bowl. Carver: Sao of Natagera
Height:
20.3cm
Length:
44cm
Width:
13.4cm
Credit Line:
William Kohler Collection, collected by William H. Davenport

Bibliography:

[Article] Davenport, William H. 1968. "Sculpture of the Eastern Solomons". Expedition. 10 (2): 4-25. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 7
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