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Title

Ocarina (morimuge)

collected 1972

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Other Titles
    Flute
    Whistle
    Place where the work was made
    Kundiawa Simbu (Chimbu) Province Papua New Guinea
    Cultural origin
    Sinasina people
    Date
    collected 1972
    Media categories
    Musical instrument , Ceramic
    Materials used
    moulded unfired clay with incised geometric design, burnished, white pigment
    Dimensions
    12.2 x 10.2 x 4.5 cm
    Credit
    Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    267.1978.1
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

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  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 3 publications

    • E.W.P. Chinnery, Man, 'Mountain tribes of the Mandated Territory of New Guinea from Mt Chapman to Mt Hagen', pg. 113-121, London, Aug 1934. Clay whistles of the 'China Siva' tribe are reproduced and described on pg. 119-120.

    • Margaret Tuckson and Patricia May, The traditional pottery of Papua New Guinea, Kensington, 1982, 156-157, 161. General description of Sinasina clay ocarinas, with two examples reproduced.

    • Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 35 (illus.), 52. cat.no. H106