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An image of Carved figure by

East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea

Title
Carved figure
Place of origin
East Sepik ProvincePapua 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 (31")

Credit
Purchased 1965
Accession number
IA8.1965
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

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

Exhibition history (2)

Art of the Pacific, Gallery Stephen Kellner, Australia, 19 Nov 1965–29 Nov 1965

Purchases and Acquisitions for 1965, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 09 Mar 1966–03 Apr 1966