Iatmul people

(Papua New Guinea  – )

Ceremonial lime holder (stopper in the form of a carved figure surmounted by a bird)

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Yentchan Village, Middle Sepik River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Iatmul people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1965
Media
Sculpture
Medium
bamboo, wood, split rattan cane, plant fibre, yellow, red and orange ochres, white mineral pigment, charcoal
Dimensions
78.0 x 8.5 x 7.0 cm
Credit
Purchased 1965
Accession number
378.1994