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(Australia  – )

Miniature Tutini (Pukumani gravepost)

Location
Not on display
Further information

This tiny carved wooded replica of a Tiwi Pukimani gravepost is from the same period as the collection gifted by Dr Stuart Scougall in the late 1950s and 1960s. It was collected by Dr Scougall at Melville Island in the 1960s.

Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales 2003

Place of origin
Melville Island, Northern Territory, Australia
Year
collected circa 1960s
Media
Sculpture
Medium
natural pigments on wood
Dimensions
55.0 x 7.5 x 7.0 cm
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Credit
Gift of Dr James and Mrs Joan Scougall 2003
Accession number
95.2003