This is gorgeous Carved and Incised Old Wood burnished Food Feasting Ceremonial bowl 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. This wonderful old wood bowl has classic carved alligator handles adorning its sides. 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.
45 Inches long handle to handle 13.5 Inches wide middle 6 Inches Tall Collected in the field. Shows age and use, but overall in good condition. AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE. YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR MAIN GOAL, AND WE THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING AT THE WORLD OF 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.