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Kwoma Ceremonial Pottery Head Jar Papau New Guinea, 19th Century
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.
- Of the Period
- Place of OriginPapua New Guinea
- Date of Manufacture19th or Early 20th Century
- Materials and Techniques
- Condition DetailsWith loss to its nose, around the top rim and some loss around the edge.
- WearMinor losses.
- DimensionsH 9.06 in. x Dm 4.73 in.H 23 cm x Dm 12 cm
- Diameter4.73 in. (12 cm)
- Seller LocationBishop's Stortford, GB
- Seller Reference NumberTR1402098
- Reference NumberLU132825632683
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