Kava Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-269761

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

Descriptive Terms

bowls (vessels)
wood (plant material)
Bowl

Associated Building

Original To Stephen Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Pacific Island Group

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

5 1/4 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3617

Places

Vanuatu