TAMI people

Tami people


Artist's cultural association:
Siassi Island
Siassi Island, New Guinea
Oval bowl with a head-like image (maybe a bird) carved at one end mid 20th century Description: Two bird heads at the other end, one broken & missing. Bowl doesn’t lie flat. The face is very well carved, but the finial projecting from the jaw is broken and missing
Place made: Siassi Island, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea Melanesia
Materials & Technique: woodwork, bowls, wood

Primary Insc: Papua New Guinea
Dimensions: 10.0 h x 53.8 w x 22.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1971
Accession No: NGA 71.250