Sago bowl (1) - Terracota - Kamana - Sawos - Sepik, Papua New Guinea

Description
Sago bowl (1) - Terracota - Kamana - Sawos - Sepik, Papua New Guinea
Mid 20th century - Good

Extraordinarily deep Sago bowl of the Sawos, which made it through exchange to the Iatmul. A comparison piece can be seen in the Museum für Völkerkunde in Munich and is featured in the publication "Zeichen am Sepik". “ZEICHEN AM SEPIK The New Guinea collection of the naval officer Joseph Hartl from 1912 and 1913 at the Staatlichen Museum für Völkerkunde in Munich."

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Sago bowl
Indigenous object name
Kamana
Ethnic group/ culture
Sawos
Region/ country
Sepik, Papua New Guinea
Material
Terracota
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
Yes
Dimensions
24×24×16 cm
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