dmiralty Island Ladle
65 cm high
These ladles were used to scoop liquid or food for serving or drinking.
When soup is given to guests at a feast, the bowl and ladle are presentenced to them also. The decorated ladles were kept in the men’s house. The patterns on the ladles are associated with rights.
The ladle is made by men. The wooden handle is fixed to a coconut shell.
€ 800