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Title

Man's nose ornament

(1950s)

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Nondugl Jiwaka Province Papua New Guinea
    Cultural origin
    Wahgi people
    Date
    (1950s)
    Media category
    Mixed media
    Materials used
    gold-lipped oyster shell (Pinctada Maxima), conus shell disc, brown machine-made string, tree resin
    Dimensions
    17.6 x 12.9 cm :

    0 - Whole, 17.6 cm (6 15/16"), length across gold-lipped oyster shell shard

    0 - Whole, 12.9 cm (5 1/16"), overall height

    0 - Whole, 5.6 cm, diameter of conus shell disc

    Credit
    Gift of Stan Moriarty 1978
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    297.1978
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Nondugl

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 3 publications