Boat oven

Description
“Boat carved from stone and used as a fireplace. One uses this with charcoal on board ship. Carved with geometric designs. This was made in Sur in 1972 by the last craftsman to make these items, who due to the decline in shipbuilding had not made one for a decade or two.”
length = 530mm x width = 223mm x height = 158mm
John Carter collection
Accession Loan No.
94/1998/11
Collection Class
Household objects
Common Name
boat oven
Simple Name
oven
Full Name
stone boat oven
Dimensions
whole length 530 mm; whole width 223 mm; whole height 158 mm
Production Date
1972
Production Year High
1972
Production Town
Sur
Production Country
Oman
Production Area Region
Western Asia (Middle East and Near East)
Production Continent
Asia
Family Group

Material
stone
Collection Continent
Asia

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