bamboo, poker work
34.3 cm length :
0 - Whole, 34.3 cm (13 1/2")
0 - Whole, 4 cm, aft (open) end
0 - Whole, 3.7 cm, fore (open) end
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Not on display
Where the work was made
Shown in 1 exhibition
Loan exhibition of Native art from the private collection previously not displayed of Mr S G Moriarty, Gallery Stephen Kellner, Australia, 15 Sep 1966–06 Oct 1966
Referenced in 2 publications
AC Haddon, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences, 'Smoking and Tobacco Pipes in New Guinea', pg. 1-278, London, 06 Jun 1946, 213. See page 123 for similar shaped and decorated pipes from the Tari valley and Lake Kutubu.
Paul Sillitoe, Made in Niugini: Technology in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea, 'Tobacco pipes', pg. 206-212, London, 1988, 206, 218-219. See pages 206, 218-219 for similar designs and images of the production of bamboo tobacco pipes.