A Ceremonial Spear and Basket (Tunga), Bathurst or Melville Islands
Lot 82
A Ceremonial Spear and Basket (Tunga), Bathurst or Melville Islands
Sold for AU$ 1,220 (US$ 1,140) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Ceremonial Spear and Basket (Tunga), Bathurst or Melville Islands
natural earth pigments on carved wood; natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark bound with pandanus twine
Spear length: 135cm; Basket: 78 x 35cm

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  • PROVENANCE:
    Executed on Bathurst or Melville Islands circa 1950s
    Collection of the late Harry Christian Giese AM MBE, Darwin
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