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Saqa Moli

Object / Artefact › Pacific/Ethnology
  • Other titles
    Water vessel (English)
  • Description
    Saqa Moli. Water vessel made of qele (clay) with three containers and three arms. Hole where arms meet for suspension cord. Vessel is with one orifice and i gaga (pouring spout). Coated in makadre (resin from the Dakua tree). Incisions decorate the upper areas of the containers. Somuna (decorative spots of applied qele) decoarte the waist. The i gaga is broken and one of the containers is damaged.
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Saqa moli, 11796, Photographed by Andrew Hales, digital, 16 Feb 2017, Cultural Permissions Apply
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  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 11796
  • Culture
  • Production
    Unknown (maker)
    Pre 1870
  • Signature/marks
    • 11796.E.  (handwritten)
    • Earthen-ware. Water Vessel Fiji F. [illegible text] Moss [?]  (sticker)
    • AUCKLAND MUSEUM  (sticker)
  • Consists of
    0 - Whole › clay
  • Record created
    24 March 2003

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