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Collection

Unknown

(Australia  – )

Title
Miniature Tutini (Pukumani gravepost)
Place of origin
Melville IslandNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Year
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
Accession number
95.2003
Location
Not on display
Further information

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