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Bowl with snake decoration
(20th century)

Medium
earthenware
Measurements
13.0 × 26.0 × 25.4 cm
Place/s of Execution
Markham Valley, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
O7-1978
Department
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by C. T. Shipman, 1978
© the artists
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Handmade clay pot with rounded base, hemispherical body tapering slightly at the short neck and everted lip which is decorated with deep solid lines. Two serpents wrap around just below the neck with their heads resting on opposite ends of the rim. Decorations of dots.