A rare and wonderful ceremonial clay vessel, used for initiation for young boys. Decorated with deeply incised designs and ancestor portraits, painted in beautiful earth pigments. Early to mid 20th Century. 7.75"H x 9"W.
Condition very good with some signs of cracking from age with one chip near rim but very strong. The item "Rare Abelam Ceremonial Bowl, Papua New Guinea" is in sale since Sunday, March 31, 2019.
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