Out on loan
Two ends of bowl carved in sail fish heads with double scrolls underneath. Nautilus shell inlay panels along rim. Bowl used to deliver food to honored guest at commemorative ceremonies (murina). Inscribed on one side underneath central decorated panel, Awote Manitogna "few to paddle." Carvers: Rasia and Farunga of Santa Catalina Is. for Qogoaira of Gapuna Village, Santa Ana.
William Kohler Collection, collected by William H. Davenport
[Article] Davenport, William H. 1968. "Sculpture of the Eastern Solomons". Expedition. 10 (2): 4-25.
: Page/Fig./Plate: p. 13
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