Canoe prow ornament
Canoe prow figurehead
Place where the work was made
wood, black dye, nautilus shell inlay
31.1 cm height
Not on display
Where the work was made
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Referenced in 5 publications
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 144 (colour illus.).
Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1962 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1962, 106. cat.no. 346
John Mundine and Renée Free, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Aboriginal and Melanesian', pg. 57-71, Sydney, 1988, 68 (colour illus.), 69,.
D'Arcy Ryan, Art and Australia [Series 5, Vol. 4, No. 2], 'On discussing Ethnic Art', pg. 137-145, Sydney, Sep 1966, 142 (illus.).
Tony Tuckson, Melanesian art, Sydney, 1966, between 12-13 (illus.), 23. cat.no. 347