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Yaul male figure with hands raised

collected 1965


Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Other Title
    Male figure with hands up
    Place where the work was made
    Dimiri Village Yuat River East Sepik Province Papua New Guinea
    Cultural origin
    Yaul people
    collected 1965
    Media categories
    Ceramic , Ceremonial object , Sculpture
    Materials used
    earthenware, modelled, incised decoration
    22.4 x 18.0 x 17.5 cm :

    0 - Whole, 22.4 cm (8 13/16")

    0 - Whole, 18 cm (7 1/16")

    0 - Whole, 17.5 cm (6 7/8")

    0 - Whole, 15.2 cm (6")

    0 - Whole, 17.5 cm (6 7/8")

    Purchased 1965
    Not on display
    Accession number
    Reproduced under the endorsement of PIMA Code of Ethics

    Reproduction requests

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 3 publications

    • Renée Free, Geoffrey Legge and Daniel Thomas AM, 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.

    • Margaret Tuckson and Patricia May, The traditional pottery of Papua New Guinea, 'East and West Sepik Provinces', pg. 208-325, Kensington, 1982. General reference to Yaul pottery.

    • Margaret Tuckson, Pottery in Australia [vol. 5, no. 1], 'Pottery in New Guinea', pg. 9-16, Turramurra, May 1966, between pg. 16-17 (illus.). 'Fired clay figure, 9" high. Grass Country group of villages, Sepik River'