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A large old Fijian Lapita pottery vessel

squat spherical form with tapered short rim, sgraffito engraved geometric branch form decoration to the neck, traditional gum (makadre) glaze with dribble effect, pit-fired. Note: In 1960 Hanna recorded the work of village potters in Fiji. Diameter approx. 270, height 230. Provenance: The Collection of Joy and Dennis Hanna.

Estimate: $200