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Title

Tunga

1959


Artist

Unknown

Australia


Details


Alternative title

Bark basket


Place where the work was made

Melville Island Northern Territory Australia


Date

1959


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

natural fibres


Dimensions

80.0 x 46.0 x 38.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1959


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA28.1959


Artist information

Unknown

Works in the collection

595


Place

Where the work was made
Melville Island

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Edmund Capon AM, OBE, Steven Miller, Tony Tuckson, James Scougall, Mollie Gowing, Harry Messel, Craig Brush, Ronald Fine, Alison Fine, Gordon Davies, Rosalind Davies, Christopher Hodges, Helen Eager, Rosemary Gow, Sandra Phillips, Daphne Wallace and Ken Watson, Gamarada, Sydney, 1996, 51 (colour illus.).

Hetti Perkins and Ken Watson, A material thing - objects from the collection, Sydney, 1999, 7.

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 6. cat.no. A6