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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

bark, red, yellow, white on black ground


Dimensions

45.0 x 34.0 x 24.6 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1959


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA31.1959


Artist information

Unknown

Works in the collection

730


Place

Where the work was made
Melville Island

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


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. A9