Collection Online
ebony, lime
32.6 × 3.7 × 2.3 cm
Place/s of Execution
Massim area, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria in memory of Stanley Gordon Moriarty by Jean McKay Moriarty, Fellow, 1979
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
The handle of clapper cut into 2 sections and hollowed out to form a sound box. Double stylised bird, wave motifs, clapper handle, incised surface patterns heightened with lime.