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Title

Figure (Nggwalndu)

mid 20th century
collected 1961


Artist

Abelam people

Papua New Guinea


Details


Other Title

Openwork carved ceremonial board


Cultural origin

Abelam people


Dates

mid 20th century
collected 1961


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

wood with yellow ochre, light red, black, white, and ultra marine blue


Dimensions

173.0 x 39.0 cm


Credit

Purchased 1976


Location

Not on display


Accession number

165.1976


Artist information

Abelam people

Works in the collection

6


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Melanesian art, Sydney, 1966. cat.no. 180; 'Board. Open work carving. Female child and flying fox at top, hornbills and pigeons. Wood, painted red, yellow, white, black and blue, 68h x 15½w, Seragakum, Maprik Area. Coll: S.G. Moriarty. S155'.