Ceremonial Food Bowl - Boiken People - Papua New Guinea (4944) - SOLD

Ceremonial Food Bowl - Boiken People - Papua New Guinea (4944) - SOLD

Carved from a single piece of wood, bowls like this were used to eat from and were often made to be given away by the bride's family as their part of the wedding payments during ceremonies. These feasts with the ceremonies occurred at betrothal, puberty, ear piercing, marriage, and birth, as well as at silver anniversaries. 4"H x 14" Diameter
Carved from a single piece of wood, bowls like this were used to eat from and were often made to be given away by the bride's family as their part of the wedding payments during ceremonies. These feasts with the ceremonies occurred at betrothal, puberty, ear piercing, marriage, and birth, as well as at silver anniversaries. 4"H x 14" Diameter
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