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Gable Ornament

Object Number:29-50-613
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Guinea
Kaulagu
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Clay
Feather
Pigment
Height: 41.7 cm
Outside Diameter:19.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Max Boehmig through Emil Roehrig (Barthels Mfg. Co.), 1924
Other Number:660 - Other Number

Description

Pottery in the form of an inverted pot with painted relief and incised ornament. On top the figure (damaged) of a bird with outstretched wings, its breast resting against the back of the head of another bird (hornbill). Wings and beak of first bird partly covered with actual feathers.

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