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Title

Crocodile

mid 20th century


Artist

Sepik people

Papua New Guinea


Details


Other Title

Carved figure


Cultural origin

Sepik people


Date

mid 20th century


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

carved wood, partly painted, carbon black


Dimensions

34.3 cm height; 222.2 cm length :

0 - Whole, 34.3 cm (13 1/2")

0 - Whole, 222.2 cm (87 1/2")


Credit

Purchased 1965


Location

Not on display


Accession number

IA7.1965


Artist information

Sepik people

Works in the collection

3


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Gallery Stephen Kellner, Art of the Pacific, Sydney, 1965. cat.no. 38; titled 'Carved crocodile'; price: 65 Gns.

Daniel Thomas AM (Editor), 1965 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1965, 79. cat.no. 151; titled 'Carved figure'

Tony Tuckson, Aboriginal and Melanesian art, Sydney, 1973, 46. cat.no. 89; titled 'Crocodile'