House lintel decoration

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
24974
Item name
House lintel decoration 
Category
Architecture/Environment
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > Papua New Guinea > East Sepik Province
Map
Collector
Mr Edward A. Tull 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1981 
Acquisition method
Donated by Mr Edward A. Tull 
Raw material
ceramic, paint, string
Dimensions
H: 400 mm W: 220 mm L: D: Circum:

Description

Ceramic pot upturned with one seated and one standing figure; a large frog is positioned on the reverse; red and white surface colouration.

Research notes

Pottery piece for house ridge made c. 1960. Possibly from Aibom village, East Sepik Province.

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'Double Up: Pasifika Treasures from the UQ Anthropology Museum' curated by Diana Young with Jane Willcock, 5 February - 9 April 2010.

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