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    Posted 2 years ago

    vetraio50
    (674 items)

    Found at the Salvo's this week was this pot from P.N.G. : Papua New Guinea. It is signed Jimmy K. and so began the process of working out his identity. I have to admit it has so far defeated me. I need input from others.

    What I know is that it is bound to be a tourist piece made during the heyday of tourism in P.N.G. in the early 90's prior to the troubles that have made travel in and out this part of the Eastern Highlands of P.N.G. difficult. The trade centred around Goroka and Kainantu. I have seen pieces similar to this which come from the Kainantu Pottery which was established by an Australian Muriel Larner in the 1970's. Several of the graduate students from the Goroka School of Art & Design went to nearby Kainantu and worked there creating wares that were sold locally and in tourist areas all around P.N.G..

    But who is Jimmy K ???

    Unsolved Mystery

    Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.

    Comments

    1. racer4four racer4four, 2 years ago
      That's quite wonderful. Sounds like you have already researched a lot!
      I wonder if a curator at Queensland Art Gallery could help? They are currently running an exhibition on PNG art 1966-2016.
    2. antiquerose antiquerose, 2 years ago
      Love it.....I Can really see a face in the pic # 2.

      ~ Wonder IF it was a Self-portrait ?? LOL ...as I am Just kidding !!
    3. antiquerose antiquerose, 2 years ago
      Here is something else by him dated 1992:

      http://picclick.com.au/VINTAGE-PAPUA-NEW-GUINEA-POTTERY-Lidded-CASSEROLE-POT-201704498624.html
    4. antiquerose antiquerose, 2 years ago
      ...or just see here:

      http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/VINTAGE-PAPUA-NEW-GUINEA-POTTERY-Lidded-CASSEROLE-POT-signed-Jimmy-K-1992-/201704498624?rmvSB=true&nma=true&si=LoMrbKV5omm1FqqL9FjZnWva5dc%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557

      Not any extra info there....
    5. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks JBINGHAM & ANTIQUEROSE !!! ! !!!
    6. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Thanks ROSE ... I have seen this one and it fits into the Kainantu part of the story.
    7. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Thanks too to you KAREN. Do you have any details on that exhibition ???
    8. jbingham95 jbingham95, 2 years ago
      Very interesting piece.I see Antique rose sent you the link to the lidded casserole by Jimmy K already.Good luck
    9. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      I have found this :

      http://www.looppng.com/content/png-art-celebrated-major-queensland-art-gallery-exhibition
    10. racer4four racer4four, 2 years ago
      https://www.qagoma.qld.gov.au/whats-on/exhibitions/no1-neighbour
    11. SEAN68 SEAN68, 2 years ago
      this is a great mystery!! love the face!!
    12. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks SEAN, TASSIEDEVIL, NIGEL, ARTFOOT, MIKELV, MASTER, GRUFF, VIOLETORANGE, DECOVOO, CAPERKID, JSCOTT, PHIL, RADEGRUNDER, FORTAPACHE & AURA !!! !! ! !! !!!
    13. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks BLUNDERBUSS !!! ! !!!
    14. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks NICEFICE, THOMAS & MELANIE !!! ! !!!
    15. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks HO2CULTCHA !!! !! ! !! !!!
    16. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks IGGY & ROYCROFTBOOKSFROMME !!!!!
    17. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks MANIKIN !!!!
    18. beyemvey beyemvey, 2 years ago
      Wonderful face on it Kevin!
    19. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks BEYEMVEY !!! ! !!!
    20. OneGoodFind OneGoodFind, 2 years ago
      Vetra, your presentation is amazing with all of your finds. And your finds are amazing. Truly appreciate the information you provide. Thank you.!!
    21. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks BIJOUCAILLOUVINTAGE, INKY, VALENTINO, RICK & ONEGOODFIND for your kind words.
    22. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks GLASSGAGA & HO2CULTCHA !!! ! !!!
    23. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks IVONNE !!!
    24. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks KERRY & KIVATINITZ !!! ! !!!
    25. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks VINTAGELAMP !!! ! !!!
    26. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks HO2CULTCHA & SWFINLUV !!!!
    27. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks BLUNDERBUSS & JUSTANOVICE !!!!!
    28. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks MANIKIN !!! ! !!!
    29. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks BLUNDERBUSS !!!
    30. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks CATTEANN & ROCKBAT !!!!
    31. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks SHAREURPASSION & AMIAR !!! ! !!!
    32. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks FREIHEIT !!! ! !!!
    33. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks RODDYQ !!!!!
    34. courtenayantiques courtenayantiques, 2 years ago
      very cool piece!
    35. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks KYRATANGO & COURTENAYANTIQUES !!! ! !!!
    36. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks PACKIE7 !!!!!
    37. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks KATHERINESCOLLECTIONS !!!!
    38. Budek Budek, 2 years ago
      Love this, Kevin! Simple, bold, beautiful!
    39. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks TONINO !!!!
    40. Budek Budek, 2 years ago
      Kevin, would you mind if I wrote to you with a question about something that I'm looking at?
    41. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Sure, no problem at all.
    42. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 2 years ago
      This is fun!
    43. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      Many thanks ELISABETHAN !!! ! !!!
    44. Coopergirl Coopergirl, 9 months ago
      What a cool piece!!
    45. vetraio50 vetraio50, 9 months ago
      Many thanks NEWFLD & COOPERGIRL !!!!
    46. vetraio50 vetraio50, 8 months ago
      Many thanks TRUTHISANARROW & ANIK !!!!
    47. vetraio50 vetraio50, 4 months ago
      Many thanks KKK & ELISABETHAN !!!!

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