Sago Eating Bowl
|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Provenience:||Papua New Guinea|
East Sepik Province
|Outside Diameter:||29.7 cm|
|Credit Line:||Gift of David C. and Karina Rilling, 2013|
|Other Number:||S-119 - Collector Number|
Rounded conical bowl. Coiled construction, carved. Pattern terracotta and burnished black. Inside burnished black. An eating bowl, for individual portions of sago pudding. Supported by a woven fiber ring when in use.
All-over pattern of large spirals, ten in all, with oval centers of burnished black. All but two and a half of the terracotta spirals are textured with punctate slashes. Design unfinished?
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|New Acquistions Case - Oceania (26 Nov 2015 - 03 Oct 2018)||View Objects in Exhibition|
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