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Title

Male figure (witch doctor)


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Date

collected 1964


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

wood, shells, bamboo, seeds and other material


Dimensions

a - figure; 157.5 cm; height

b - grass lap lap; 44 cm; height

c - possum fur headdress attachments; 45 cm; height

d - lap lap; 40 cm; overall

e - mother of pearl necklace; 47 cm; length

f - Dilly bag; 40 cm; height

g - penis girdle; 25 cm; 25.0 overall; wood piece 8.0 height

h - main headdress; 18 cm; width

i - waist belt; 20 cm; width

j - waist belt


Credit

Purchased 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

300.1977.a-j



Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Tony Tuckson, Melanesian art, Sydney, 1966. cat.no. 241

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973. cat.no. H60