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Title

Miniature Tutini (Pukumani gravepost)

collected circa 1960s


Artist

Unknown

Australia


About

This tiny carved wooded replica of a Tiwi Pukimani gravepost is from the same period as the collection gifted by Dr Stuart Scougall in the late 1950s and 1960s. It was collected by Dr Scougall at Melville Island in the 1960s.

Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales 2003


Details


Place where the work was made

Melville Island Northern Territory Australia


Date

collected circa 1960s


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

natural pigments on wood


Dimensions

55.0 x 7.5 x 7.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Dr James and Mrs Joan Scougall 2003


Location

Not on display


Accession number

95.2003


Artist information

Unknown

Works in the collection

514


Place

Where the work was made
Melville Island