Arts of the Pacific Islands
late 19th or early 20th century
3 x 15 3/4 x 7 in. (7.6 x 40 x 17.8 cm) (show scale)
Purchased with funds given by The Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Charitable Trust
Human faces are incised on opposite ends of the bowl's exterior. Their dance headdresses (oa balam) extend the entire length of the base. At the center is incised a "yabo" motif.
Condition: Good. Some surface wear. Traces of white color (lime) in the incisions.
This item is not on view
Bowl, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, lime, 3 x 15 3/4 x 7 in. (7.6 x 40 x 17.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by The Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Charitable Trust, 76.1.20. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 76.1.20_bw.jpg)
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