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Fiji traditional kava bowl

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Fiji traditional kava bowl


Fiji traditional kava bowl
Forani Collection
Cat. No: CH70-352

Tanoa bowl of carved wood traditional in design for mixing and drinking kava. 20th century, Fiji. D rim: 15.50 cm. Acquired: Fiji.

Note. The traditional bowl, which is always circular in shape, on three, four or more straight legs and with a triangular head descending from the rim, is said to represent a turtle in stylized form.

Photo: John Noone IMG_1963.jpg

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