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Ceremonial Bowl

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Artist Unknown (Solomon Islands)

Date

c. 1890

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Ceremonial Bowl, Artist Unknown (Solomon Islands)
Ceremonial Bowl: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Tapa'a wood, shell
Size: 14 1/4 x 13 9/16 x 27 1/2 in. (36.2 x 34.45 x 69.85 cm)
Creation Place: Oceania, Melanesia, Solomon Islands
Culture: Oceania, Melanesia, Solomon Islands
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Inscriptionon bottom, in white: [H1181]
Physical Description: dark brown/black patina; vessel in bird's back; outstretched wings; second bird below backside of first bird; white shell inlay throughout in triangle, circle and butterfly shapes; very light weight
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Putnam Dana McMillan Fund
Accession Number: 2004.107.5
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009