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Title

Carved figure


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Place where the work was made

East Sepik Province Papua New Guinea


Cultural origin

Iatmul people?


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

wood, red and brown natural pigments, cowrie shells


Dimensions

78.7 cm height :

0 - Whole; 78.7 cm


Credit

Purchased 1965


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA8.1965



Place

Where the work was made
East Sepik Province

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Gallery Stephen Kellner, Art of the Pacific, Sydney, 1965. cat.no. 32; titled 'Figure covered w. shells (totemik sign)'; price: 50 Gns.

Daniel Thomas (Editor), 1965 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1965, 79. cat.no. 142

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 46. cat.no. 90; titled 'Figure'; not in exhibition