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Awomar, Ceremonial clay food bowl
(c. 1950)

Medium
earthenware, earth pigments
Measurements
24.0 × 16.2 cm diameter
Place/s of Execution
Bangwis village, Washkuk Hills, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
2001.440
Department
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through the NGV Foundation with the assistance of The Thomas William Lasham Fund, Founder Benefactor, 2001
© the artist
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
Teeki totemic. The design is incised in low relief, incised lines filled with white pigment. The ovoid forms depict bodii fruit, one of the artist's clan totem.