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  • Title
    Lake Sentani , Feasting bowl
  • Location
    Lake Sentani, West Papua
  • Date
    mid 1950s
  • Size
    48cm (L)
  • Price
    $2,400.00

This bowl is typical of the work from Lake Sentani and was used for serving food. The dishes are usually oval with an incised pattern on the back highlighted with white lime.

Includes custom metal stand

Private collection Melbourne

Lot 181, Sothebys, Melbourne, 26th July 2010, Aboriginal and Oceanic Art

Provenance:  Collected by Mr Max Boers in the mid 1950’s

Cf. Suzanne Greub, Art of Northwest New Guinea, New York: Rizzoli, 1992 fig 440-442

p.114 for similar examples collected during the Sepik Expedition of 1912-13

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This bowl is typical of the work from Lake Sentani and was used for serving food. The dishes are usually oval with an incised pattern on the back highlighted with white lime.

Includes custom metal stand

Private collection Melbourne

Lot 181, Sothebys, Melbourne, 26th July 2010, Aboriginal and Oceanic Art

Provenance:  Collected by Mr Max Boers in the mid 1950’s

Cf. Suzanne Greub, Art of Northwest New Guinea, New York: Rizzoli, 1992 fig 440-442

p.114 for similar examples collected during the Sepik Expedition of 1912-13