Terracotta flute, Oceanian art, tribal art, Oceania, Papua New Guinea

20th century
Tribal Art
From: 22700, louannec, France

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    Kwoma pottery used in a fertility cult linked to the harvest of yams. The shape of this pottery is reminiscent of the yam itself, a sacred tuber. Fully sculpted terracotta with tribal designs enhanced with natural pigments or paint. Probably used as a flute. Sound obtained by blowing as in the neck of a bottle. Exhibited and sold with a metal base.


    Condition Good
    Style Tribal Art (Oceanic Common and rituals objects of Tribal Art Style)
    Period 20th century (Oceanic Common and rituals objects 20th century)
    Country of origin Papua New Guinea
    Width (cm) 7 cm
    Height (cm) 15 cm
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days
    Location 22700, louannec, France
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