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Calabash Vessel.
Title Calabash Vessel.
Museum Name Indian Museum, Kolkata
Gallery Name N.A.
Object Type Pottery
Main Material Gourd Shell
Provenance New Guinea.
Origin Place New Guinea.
Find Place New Guinea.
Period / Year of Work Not Known
Inscription NA
Tribe American Indian.
Dimensions Maximum Length - 21c.m. Maximum Breadth - 12c.m.
Brief Description It is an oval shaped bowl made of calabash. Calabash is a kind of gourd, the dried outer shell of which is mostly used as receptacle. The outer body of it is painted. A man holding a gun and a bird hanging from his shoulder is painted on its outer surface. Two trees are also painted on it.