Kwoma Ceremonial Pottery Head Jar Papau New Guinea, 19th Century For Sale
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Kwoma Ceremonial Pottery Head Jar Papau New Guinea, 19th Century

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We offer this interesting Kwoma tribe ceremonial pottery head jar of grotesque form and originating from Papau New Guinea and believed to date from the 19th or early 20th century. The earthenware jar is of elongated rounded shape and modeled as a face with an open mouth with a beard, moulded eyes and outline of nose (missing) with simple painted decoration in yellow and white on a black ground. There is an opening to the top with a shaped rim. The jar is not marked.

Details

  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
    Papua New Guinea
  • Date of Manufacture
    19th or Early 20th Century
  • Period
  • Dimensions
    H 9.06 in. x Dm 4.73 in.H 23 cm x Dm 12 cm
  • Diameter
    4.73 in. (12 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Bishop's Stortford, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    TR1402098
  • Reference Number
    LU132825632683
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Located in Bishop's Stortford, GB
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