A communal commemorative feasting bowl (kumete) in the form of a canoe inlaid with nautilus or conus shell.

Object Summary

Museum Number 72/1915
Simple Name bowl
Full Name canoe-shaped bowl
Common Name bowl
Production country Solomon Islands
Material wood; nautilus or conus shell; vegetable resin
Collection class Containers
Collection continent Pacific
Collection area/region MELAN
Production town Mara?
Production county Southeast
Production continent Oceania
Production date 20th century
Production year high 1915