Accession No

Z 3623


Description

Cooking Pot - Clay Cooking Pot


Place

Oceania; Polynesia; Fiji


Period


Source

Gordon Cumming.Constance.Frederica [collector and donor]


Department

Anth


Reference Numbers

Z 3623


Cultural Affliation


Material

Ceramic (fired); Pottery


Local Term


Measurements


Events

Context (CMS Context)
Collected by: Cumming.Miss.Gordon.
Event Date 17/7/1987
Author: maa


Description (CMS Description)
Clay Cooking Pot
Event Date 17/7/1987
Author: maa


Context (CMS Context)
Labels & inscriptions: A small rectangular cream label pasted on the spout reads [printed in black ink:] 'Z- 3623'. 'Z. 3623' inscribed in white ink inside the rim. 'Z. 3623' also inscribed in white ink and in black ink underneath the pot.
Event Date 13/1/2013
Author: Lucie Carreau


Context (CMS Context)
Catalogue card 1 reads [stamped in black ink:] 'Z 3623 FIJI'. [typed:] 'Cooking pot of clay. Miss Gordon Cumming.' [in pencil in the bottom left corner:] '15/99'. [stamped in the bottom right corner:] 'SHOW CASE NUMBER 15'. [stamped in black ink:] 'CUMAA 17 JUL 1987 TRANSCRIBED'. A small round red sticker pasted to the front of the card.
Catalogue card 2 reads [handwritten in black ink:] 'Z. 3623. Cooking pot of clay. Miss Gordon Cumming. Show Case Number 15.' [in pencil in the bottom left corner:] '15/99'. A black and white photograph of the object pasted to the card.
Event Date 13/1/2013
Author: Lucie Carreau


Description (CMS Description)
Large cooking pot of unglazed ceramic. Globular in shape, with a rounded bottom and a flatter upper part. A 16 cm diameter aperture at the top. The shoulder is decorated with raised horizontal and vertical bands of zigzags. The lower part of the pot is not decorated. A large flaring spout with a small hole is placed at the transition between the shoulder and the body of the pot, on one side. A large crack running from the bottom to the rim (consolidated with glue).
Event Date 13/1/2013
Author: maa


Context (CMS Context)
Exhibited: 'Chiefs & Governors: Art and power in Fiji', Cambridge MAA, 7 June 2013 - 19 April 2014.
Event Date 25/4/2014
Author: Remke van der Velden


FM:109825

Images (Click to view full size):