From: New Zealand

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 29-93-41
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Maori
Provenience New Zealand
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood | Shell

Deep round wooden bowl with flat bottom. Entire outer surface covered with rauponga carving (rows of dog-tooth notches surrounded by parallel grooves and ridges): large spirals and human figures. On opposite sides are fully carved human figures, serving as handles. On bottom, GBG [George Byron Gordon] and number 19 [Gordon number]. Large chip out of rim, near which are drilled two small holes. Possibly made in London by James Frank Robieson.

Height 12.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from the Estate of George Byron Gordon, 1927
Other Number GBG 19 - Gordon Number

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