Bowl – apira guana

Maker
James Rofoil
Description
"New Bowl" (apira guana) with a nautilus shell inlay. Fish either end, probably bonito. Santa Catalina carvers specialise in ceremonial bowls like this one. Handles are typical of this style of Santa Catalina, in that they are integrated into the body of the bowl.
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Object detail

Maker
Media/Materials
Wood and nautilus shell inlay.
Measurements
150 x 432 x 95mm - HxWxD
Department collection type
Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1973/49/38

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