Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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carved wooden bowl
  • Oceania
  • carved wooden bowl, late 1800s–1993
  • Where object was made: Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands
  • wood, staining, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 34.5 x 12.5 x 6 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 13 9/16 x 4 7/8 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2861

The dark brown oval bowl has pointed ends. Wooden points extend from the ends. Each has a ridge down the middle and a scalloped edge. The bowl is undecorated.