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Title

Mythological figure

mid 20th century
collected 1965


Artist

Yaul people

Papua New Guinea


Details


Other Titles

Male figure

Yaul mythological figure


Cultural origin

Yaul people


Dates

mid 20th century
collected 1965


Media categories

Ceramic , Sculpture


Materials used

earthenware, modelled and incised


Dimensions

50.5 x 26.0 x 21.0 cm


Credit

Purchased 1965


Accession number

397.1994


Artist information

Yaul people

Works in the collection

2


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 5 publications

Bibliography


Tony Tuckson, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'Some Sepik River art from the collection', pg. 666-679, Sydney, Apr 1972, 667, 670, 675 (illus.). plate no. 5

Natalie Wilson, Look, 'Focus on Oceanic Art: a new display and a conference', pg. 32-33, Sydney, Oct 2009, 32 (colour illus.).

Tony Tuckson, Sydney, 2006, 17 (illus.). Photograph showing 1973 Aboriginal and Melanesian art display at the AGNSW, with works collected by Tony Tuckson on his 1965 trip to Papua New Guinea.

The traditional pottery of Papua New Guinea, 'East and West Sepik Provinces', pg. 208-325, Kensington, 1982, 246 (illus.). figure no. 9.66

Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 44. cat.no. 32