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Title

Samban (suspension hook)

early 20th century
collected 1956


Artist

Iatmul people

Papua New Guinea


Details


Cultural origin

Iatmul people


Dates

early 20th century
collected 1956


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

wood, white pigment


Dimensions

58.4 x 27.9 cm


Credit

Purchased 1976


Location

Not on display


Accession number

163.1976


Artist information

Iatmul people

Works in the collection

40


Place

Where the work was made
Chambri Lake

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


  • Melanesian Art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 20 Apr 1966–22 May 1966


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Melanesian art, Sydney, 1966, 12. cat.no. 132; 'Hook. Double headed, beak type. Wood carved and engraved, filled with white on black, 23h, Sepik River. Coll: S.G. Moriarty. M348'