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Arts of the Pacific Islands

MEDIUM Wood, lime
DATES late 19th or early 20th century
DIMENSIONS 3 x 15 3/4 x 7 in. (7.6 x 40 x 17.8 cm)  (show scale)
CREDIT LINE Purchased with funds given by The Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Charitable Trust
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION 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)
IMAGE overall, 76.1.20_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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