Collection Online
Medium
earthenware, pigment
Measurements
37.3 × 16.4 × 25.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Biwat village, Yuat River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
D84-1971
Department
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1965
© the artists
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Gallery location
Not on display
Description
A figure of a man wearing a small hat with a depressed top and seated on a flat base. A crocodile clings to his back. The figure has bent arms, hands placed on hips. Prominent pierced nose, bulging eyes, protruding lips and deep mouth. Decorative groved patterns on figure and crocodile.