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Title

Suspension hook, head motif

collected 1965

Artists

Unknown Artist

No image
  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Chambri Lake Middle Sepik River East Sepik Province Papua New Guinea
    Date
    collected 1965
    Media category
    Sculpture
    Materials used
    wood, white clay, yellow ochre pigment
    Dimensions
    90.5 x 16.5 x 3.5 cm
    Credit
    Purchased 1965
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    429.1994
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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Chambri Lake

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

    • 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.