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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden container 'Snake Dreaming at Tjuntina', painted by Tommy Lowry Tjapaltjarri, 1977

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Yayayi, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Tommy L. Tjapaltjarri
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1977
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Glazed stoneware vase

Glazed stoneware vase

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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John B. Tipiloura
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1976
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Bark container

Bark container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1973
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Bark container

Bark container

Ursula McConnel collection
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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1927
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western Australia, Australia
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Pigmented, wooden concave and elongated container

Pigmented, wooden concave and elongated container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 2
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Ian Dunlop
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1964
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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Pigmented container

Pigmented container

Charles Hart collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collecti...
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Deep, concave shaped wooden container

Deep, concave shaped wooden container

Lew Parlette collection no. 2
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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1972
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Knitting needle container

Knitting needle container

Petronella Wensing collection no. 1
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1941
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Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Wooden container with lid in the shape of an apple

Wooden container with lid in the shape of an apple

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and tee tree string, by Jacqui Langdon

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Tayenebe collection
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Ms Jacqui Langdon
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Cocktail savoury holder

Cocktail savoury holder

Lois Grosse collection
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Mrs Lois V. Grosse
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1945
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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Deep bark container

Deep bark container

Kalumburu Community collection
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Kalumburu Dance Group
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1988
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Elongated concave wooden container with rounded ends and adze marks on the interior surface

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Nola
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Bark container

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Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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Piti, or wooden bowl

Piti, or wooden bowl

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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Bull kelp and river reed container made by Verna Nichols

Bull kelp and river reed container made by Verna Nichols

Tayenebe collection
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Verna Nichols
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Wooden Container

Wooden Container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Metal container, Ernabella SA

Metal container, Ernabella SA

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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1954
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Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

Pigmented, cylindrical bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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Bark container collected at Yallock station near Cobar, New South Wales

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Edmund Milne collection
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Yallock, New South Wales, Australia
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J Leach
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Piti

Piti

Maruku Arts collection no. 3
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Topsy Tjulyata
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2003
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Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Bamboo lime container or Pokemamari

Geoff Dennis collection
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Guadalcanal, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands, Oceania
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ikula
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1982
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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Coconut container

Coconut container

Edmund Milne collection
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Tonga
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Canoe shaped wooden container

Canoe shaped wooden container

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 1
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Mornington Island, Queensland, Australia
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1960
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Painted wooden container

Painted wooden container

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Mervyn Meggitt collection
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Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Wooden container from the Rawlinson Ranges

Wooden container from the Rawlinson Ranges

Winifred Hilliard collection no. 3
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Rawlinson Ranges, Western Australia, Australia
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Walter B. MacDougall Mr
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Janet Mathews collection no. 4
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South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
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Percy Mumbler
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1968
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1934
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Goanna sculpture

Goanna sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ikula
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1982
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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Oval concave wooden container with pointed ends

Oval concave wooden container with pointed ends

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Carved wooden container from Curtin Springs, 1957

Carved wooden container from Curtin Springs, 1957

Barrie and Jennifer Hadlow collection
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Bark container, Pukami basket - made by Ada Pilakui

Bark container, Pukami basket - made by Ada Pilakui

Inada Holdings 06/07/1984 collection
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Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ada Pilakui
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Walter Pukutiwara
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ikula
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Amata, South Australia, Australia
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Mildred Lyons
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Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

Wooden container, Wangkangurru people

Horne-Bowie collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1926
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Poisonous snake sculpture

Poisonous snake sculpture

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Wood carvings
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ikula
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Enid Bowden collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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