Collection Online
wood, earth pigment
21.0 × 5.5 × 8.8 cm
Place/s of Execution
Woodlark Island, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
Oceanic Sculpture / Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Dr Clive Stephen through the National Gallery Society of Victoria, 1953
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
Carved in profile, a figure seated on a small rectangular, rounded head with projecting jaws, stylised arms, thin and bent elbows supporting the jaw and resting on bent knees. Incised patterns heightened with lime.