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Title

Yaul mythological figure

collected 1965


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Other Title

Male figure


Cultural origin

Yaul people


Date

collected 1965


Media categories

Ceramic , Sculpture


Materials used

earthenware, modelled, incised decoration


Dimensions

48.5 cm height


Credit

Purchased 1965


Location

Not on display


Accession number

397.1994



Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Renée Free, Geoffrey Legge and Daniel Thomas, Tony Tuckson, Sydney, 2006, 17 (illus.). Photograph showing 1973 Aboriginal and Melanesian art display at the AGNSW, with works collected by Tony Tuckson on his 1965 trip to Papua New Guinea.

Margaret Tuckson and Patricia May, The traditional pottery of Papua New Guinea, 'East and West Sepik Provinces', pg. 208-325, Kensington, 1982, 246 (illus.). figure no. 9.66

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 44. cat.no. 32

Tony Tuckson, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'Some Sepik River art from the collection', pg. 666-679, Sydney, Apr 1972, 667, 670, 675 (illus.). plate no. 5

Natalie Wilson, Look, 'Focus on Oceanic Art: a new display and a conference', pg. 32-33, Sydney, Oct 2009, 32 (colour illus.).