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Title

Badurru - Hollow Log / Bone Coffin


Artist

Dr David Malangi

Australia

1927 - 19 Jun 1999

Language group

Manyarrngu, Arnhem region


Details


Place where the work was made

Central Arnhem Land Northern Territory Australia


Date

1989


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

natural pigments on stringybark tree trunk, fixed by Aquadhere


Dimensions

300.5 x 20.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1989


Location

Not on display


Accession number

363.1989


Artist information

Dr David Malangi

Artist profile

Works in the collection

19


Place

Where the work was made
Central Arnhem Land

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


John Mundine and Renée Porter, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Aboriginal and Melanesian', pg. 57-71, Sydney, 1988, 64, 65 (illus.).

Hetti Perkins and Ken Watson, A material thing - objects from the collection, Sydney, 1999.