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Name/Title Apira ngaungau (eating bowl)
Primary Maker Taisupaina
Classification Bowl, Eating/Eating Vessels/Food Service T&E/04 Tools & Equipment for Materials/Nomenclature
Department Ethnology
Brief Description This plain eating bowl (apira ngaungau) has decorative lugs at the ends. It is not ornate, suggesting that it was for domestic use, rather than for sale to visitors.
Measurements 140 x 485 x 275mm HXWXD
Media/Materials Wood and pigment
Production Place Moli/Ulawa/Solomon Islands
Generic Origin Melanesian/Oceania
Collection Mead Collection/Solomon Island/Ethnology
Accession Date 1973
Credit Line Collection Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession No 1973/49/4
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