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Title

Grade figure

mid 20th century


Artist

Ni-Vanuatu people

Republic of Vanuatu


Details


Other Title

Carved head


Place where the work was made

Republic of Vanuatu


Cultural origin

Ni-Vanuatu people


Date

mid 20th century


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

tree fern, 2 tusks, red and white pigments


Dimensions

46.4 cm height overall; 27.9 cm height head


Credit

Purchased 1966


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA4.1966


Artist information

Ni-Vanuatu people

Works in the collection

9


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, 1966 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1966, 79. cat.no. 164; titled 'Carved head', New Hebrides

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 41. cat.no. 1