All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Oceanic : Pottery : Pre 1960 item #1013194 (stock #TNG-1-lm)
Built by the coil method, often by women potters in the Sowash villages of Kowait and Kamangawi on the Sepik plains, these low fired pots are covered with a design which is owned and handed down thru generations. Each pot is unique to a particular family. Highly valued, they are not only used in preparing sago pancakes for an honored quest, they are also deemed valuable trade items and gifts...