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Title

Kamana (Eating bowl)

collected 1960s


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Other Title

Food bowl


Cultural origin

Sawos people


Date

collected 1960s


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

earthenware, chip-carved, traces of red earth pigment


Dimensions

30.0 cm bowl rim (diam.); 15.0 cm bowl height :

0 - Whole, 30 cm, diameter of rim at widest point

0 - Whole, 15 cm (5 7/8"), height of bowl from base to rim


Credit

Gift of Margaret Olley 1984


Location

Not on display


Accession number

326.1984



Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Margaret Tuckson and Patricia May, The traditional pottery of Papua New Guinea, Kensington, 1982. see pages 224-231 for similar vessels and description of coiling and decorating techniques