Collection Online
wood, earth pigments, mother-of-pearl
7.5 × 54.0 × 25.1 cm
Place/s of Execution
Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
Oceanic Decorative Arts / Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Dr Clive Stephen through the National Gallery Society of Victoria, 1953
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Shallow bowl, oval shaped with convex sides and base, a thin bent handle ending in hook extending from one side. The outer of its rim is decorated with carved zigzag patterns, traces of lime visible.