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Ritual Bowl

Object Number:2003-32-224
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Solomon Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Height: 25.2 cm
Length: 73 cm
Width: 19 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1995.X.16535 - Other Number
CIVIC1995.X.16535 - Other Number

Description

Deep oval bowl in the form of a frigate-bird: head at one end, with wings in relief below, forked tail at other end. On a flat fish-shaped (?) pedestal. Colored black. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

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