Unknown Artist

Pot

Location
Not on display
Further information

This pot was collected by Stan Moriarty at Okapa, in the Eastern Highlands, in 1966.

It is restricted in form with a direct rim, ovoid belly and rounded base. The vessel is blackened inside and out and decorated with a pale red natural pigment band around inflection point below rim and two white natural pigment bands running from lip to lip crossing base of vessel.

There is a crack running from rim to belly with a larger loss on belly of vessel, and small chips along the rim of vessel.

Place of origin
Okapa District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Year
collected 1966
Media
Ceramic
Medium
earthenware, pale red and white natural pigments
Dimensions
21.0 cm bowl rim (diam.); 16.0 cm bowl height :
0 - Whole; 21 cm; diemeter of rim at widest point
0 - Whole; 16 cm; height of bowl from base to rim
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
750.1979