Collection Online
Medium
wood, shell, earth pigment
Measurements
308.0 × 51.0 × 17.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Karawari River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
1998.340
Department
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Mr Michael Ball, Governor, 1998
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Carved figure with opposed hooks carved to meet each other. The figure with angular visage stands on one stylised leg. The hook above the head is a bird's beak.