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Title

Carved figure


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Other Title

Male ancester figure surmounted by hornbill and two other birds


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

wood, light red, yellow, white and black natural pigments


Dimensions

179.0 cm height :

0 - Whole; 179 cm


Credit

Purchased 1965


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA9.1965



Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Daniel Thomas (Editor), 1965 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1965, 80. cat.no. 145

Tony Tuckson, Melanesian art, Sydney, 1966, 14. cat.no. 176; titled 'Figure'

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973. cat.no. 96