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Object Number: 30-13-16B
Current Location: Africa Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Barotse
Provenience: Zimbabwe
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Height: 11cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. T. W. Woodside, 1930

Description

"Fish dish" Oval bowl of wood painted black. Cover which fits over the edge of bowl is also of wood painted black except for 2 reserved sections, one on each side. It is surmounted by four ducks in single file; part of each duck has been painted black and part left the natural colour of the wood. The cover (including the ducks) has carved from one piece of wood.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)View Objects in Exhibition
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