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Title

Damarau (sago storage jar)

mid 20th century


Artist

Iatmul people

Papua New Guinea


Details


Other Title

Sago storage jar (with a modelled face)


Cultural origin

Iatmul people


Date

mid 20th century


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

earthenware, modelled


Dimensions

78.0 cm height :

0 - Whole, 78 cm (30 11/16")


Credit

Purchased 1965


Location

Not on display


Accession number

418.1994


Artist information

Iatmul people

Works in the collection

40


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


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 Aibom pottery.

Margaret Tuckson, Pottery in Australia [vol. 5, no. 1], 'Pottery in New Guinea', pg. 9-16, Turramurra, May 1966, front cover (illus.), 2.