This is gorgeous Carved and Incised Old Wood burnished Food feasting Ceremonial bowl with alligator handles from the Lower Ramu River of Papua New Guinea. These ornamental feasting and ceremonial bowls are used on special occasions to serve pudding known as Pollom and Yams. Not only is this style bowl being used during ceremonial village feasts, but is is an essential part of the traditional bride price. This would be a fabulous piece for your table and to display in your home.
This Late 20thCentury Show age, use, Otherwise wonderful Condition Small Crack 24.5 Inches Long Handle to Handle 19 Inches Long Bowl 9 Inches Wide 3 1/4 Inches Tall AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE. YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR MAIN GOAL, AND WE THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING AT BACARA.This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania". The seller is "bacara-online" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.