Collection Online
earth pigments on wood
199.8 × 61.5 × 47.6 cm
Place/s of Execution
Ramu Basin, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented through the NGV Foundation by Todd Barlin, Founder Benefactor, 2006
© 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 highly stylised prow with ancestral figure carved on the inner part of the prow. The ancestral figure is believed to be a protector and guide whilst travelling.