Collection Online
earth pigments on wood
(a) 45.5 × 164.0 × 31.7 cm (drum)
(b) 100.0 × 5.5 × 4.7 cm (drum stick)
Place/s of Execution
Yuat River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through the NGV Foundation by Todd Barlin, Governor, 2004
© the artists
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 head finial with fluid hunched figure projecting from a large face. The end finial is a fine head form. On the front of the drum, are carved two large faces and abstract designs.