Fiji's Treasured Culture: Highlighting the collections of Museum Victoria

SEARCH RESULTS: TOPIC: Household and Daily Life / OBJECT: Ceramic water bottle

Ceramic water bottle
Saqa moli

Container consists of four conjoined spherical bulbs joined together by four cylindrical stirrups joined at the centre. Moli refers to a cluster of citrus fruits. Decoration over the entire surface consists of pinched knobs and incisions. In use, water is poured into the hole at the top of one of the spheres, and a short spout on the opposite side of the vessel allows water to be poured into the mouth.
Reg. Number: X2169
Acquistion Details: Acquisition details unknown
Dimensions: L.155mm W.155mm H.135mm
MV Collection object
Pottery water bottle
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