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Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1976
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Topography

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Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Sherril Sheehan collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Sherril Sheehan
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr R L Bellamy
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1915
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Fine bone china bowl in a presentation case, especially made by Wedgwood to commemorate the Australian Bicentenary in 1988

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Waterford Wedgwood Australia Limited collection
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Staffordshire, England
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Wedgwood
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1987
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr R L Bellamy
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1915
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Terracotta bowl with glazed sgaffito decoration by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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Terracotta bowl with sgaffito decoration by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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2006
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Wooden bowl with snake design

Wooden bowl with snake design

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ms Renita Stanley
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2005
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr R L Bellamy
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1915
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr R L Bellamy
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1915
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr R L Bellamy
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1915
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Bilou bowl and stand made from coconut shell, used for drinking yaqona

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Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Fiji
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Manoa Rasigatale
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Bowl with burnt engraved designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Bowl with burnt engraved designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Nyapari Homeland, South Australia, Australia
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Tjumpawa
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr R L Bellamy
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1915
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Bowl with burnt engraved designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Two bowls

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr R L Bellamy
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1915
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Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Geoff Dennis collection
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Solomon Islands
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Ceramic bowl with fish design

Ceramic bowl with fish design

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Eddie Puruntatameri
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1983
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Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Ceremonial food bowl or Apira

Geoff Dennis collection
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Owarika AKA Santa Catalina Island, Solomon Islands
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Ocenaia
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Mr R L Bellamy
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1915
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Painted ceramic bowl

Painted ceramic bowl

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr R L Bellamy
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1915
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Bowl with burnt engraved designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ngalpuntja
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Bowl with burnt engraved designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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Food bowl woven from plant material

1992 Torres Strait Islands Cultural Festival collection
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Darnley Island, Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia
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Miss Lucy Thaiday
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1992
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Small china bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1970
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Bowl with burnt engraved designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Two wooden bowls

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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White china bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr R L Bellamy
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1915
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea
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Mr R L Bellamy
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1915
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Bilou bowl made from coconut shell

Bilou bowl made from coconut shell

Beth Dean Carell collection no. 4
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Fiji
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Manoa Rasigatale
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Bowl with burnt engraved designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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Bowl with burnt engraved designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L Bellamy
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1915
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Wooden bowl called a piti

Wooden bowl called a piti

RG Kimber collection no. 1
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Glass bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1960
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Ceramic bowl with concentric circles, cross hatching and triangular designs, by John BoscoTipiloura.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1983
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Glass bowl

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1950
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Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr R L. Bellamy
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1915
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea, Ocenaia
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Mr R L Bellamy
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1915
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Three bowls

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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England
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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1900
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Enamel bowl

Hilda Creager collection no. 1
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Wooden bowl called a piti

Wooden bowl called a piti

RG Kimber collection no. 1
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Ceramic soup bowl

Ceramic soup bowl

William and Jeanette Derham Family - Bendigo Pottery collection
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Varnished wooden bowl, used with a sponge to wet stamps in a...

Australia Post Historical collection
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Oval wooden bowl

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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Bowl with burnt engraved designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Kanginy
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Bowl with burnt engraved designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ikula
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Central Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr R L Bellamy
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1915
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Wooden bowl called a piti

Wooden bowl called a piti

RG Kimber collection no. 1
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Wooden bowl

Wooden bowl

Papuan Official collection
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Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
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Mr R L Bellamy
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1915
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Bowl pieces from Ah Toy's garden, Palmer River, and an inventory card

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Professor Ian Jack collection no. 1
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Wooden bowl with carved floral designs

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Glass bowl and lid

Nancy Hamilton collection no. 2
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New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William Barbour Smith
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