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Medium
enamel on copper
Measurements
18.4 × 47.8 × 30.7 cm
Accession Number
1997.192
Department
Australian Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria from the Bequest of Violet Dulieu, Founder Benefactor, 1997
© Courtesy of the artist’s estate
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
The copper is bent over in the shape of an aboriginal Coolamon or carrying trough, traditionally used to hold babies, water or food. Hick and her family often camped in Central Australia, where Hick sketched the red and orange coloured landscape seen in the colours of this bowl.