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Kava Bowl

2006.44.3617 (RS161328)

Description

Carved wooden kava bowl in an elongated oblong shape tapering to two pointed ends. Probably from Vanuatu. Kava is a drink used throughout the Pacific Islands for sacred, ceremonial and social purposes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Location of origin
Pacific Island Group
Associated Building
Original To Stephen Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Vanuatu
Descriptive terms
Bowl
bowls (vessels)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
5 1/4 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.3617
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
269761

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