- Place where the work was made
Eastern Highlands Province
Papua New Guinea
- collected 1966
- Media category
- Materials used
- earthenware, pale red and white natural pigments
21.0 cm bowl rim (diam.); 16.0 cm bowl height
0 - Whole, 21 cm, diemeter of rim at widest point
0 - Whole, 16 cm (6 5/16"), height of bowl from base to rim
- Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
- Not on display
- Accession number
This pot was collected by Stan Moriarty at Okapa, in the Eastern Highlands, in 1966.
It is restricted in form with a direct rim, ovoid belly and rounded base. The vessel is blackened inside and out and decorated with a pale red natural pigment band around inflection point below rim and two white natural pigment bands running from lip to lip crossing base of vessel.
There is a crack running from rim to belly with a larger loss on belly of vessel, and small chips along the rim of vessel.
Where the work was made