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Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Pigmented and burnished, deep wooden concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1937
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Nail and screw tidy

Nail and screw tidy

John Handfield collection
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Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Conical shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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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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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

Florence Gaby collection
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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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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Clothes peg container, for attachment to the upright post of a Hill's-typre rotary clothes hoist

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Rosemary Huff-Johnston collection
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Deakin, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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1959
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

Bowl with pokerwork designs

Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Unknown
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Deep concave wooden container

Deep concave wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Macdonnell Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia
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1934
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Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Wooden, oval elongated concave container

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1964
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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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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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Bark container

Bark container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Kunmunya Mission (aka Port George IV mission), West Kimberley, West...
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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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Rectangular corroded black metal nail and screw tidy

Rectangular corroded black metal nail and screw tidy

John Handfield collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 3
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Terracotta bowl with dark blue slip by Renita Stanley

Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Ms Renita Stanley
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2005
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Pigmented container

Pigmented container

Charles Hart collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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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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Egg shaped hollow lime gourd

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Florence Gaby collection
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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

Pigmented cylindrical bark container

Professor Adolphus Elkin collection
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Port George IV, Western Australia, Australia
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1927
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Oval wooden dish/container

Oval wooden dish/container

Ron Bell collection
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1985
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Plated ferrous metal hub cap bent and beaten into typical container

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Kelp water carrier

Kelp water carrier

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Yvonne Kopper collection
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Tasmania, Australia
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Yvonne Kopper
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Wooden oval container

Wooden oval container

Oujaimi and Safatli collection
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1992
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'Ngurti' (wooden container) by Kuji Rosie Goodjie and Jukuja Nora Tjookootja, 2007

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Canning Stock Route collection
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Ngumpan, Western Australia, Australia
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Kuji R. Goodjie
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2007
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Western Australia, Australia
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Wooden concave container

Wooden concave container

Ian Dunlop collection no. 2
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Ian Dunlop
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1964
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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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Bamboo bottle

Bamboo bottle

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr Leo Austen
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1919
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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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

Bark container

Dr Helen M Wurm collection no. 2
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Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Ter...
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Popalntao
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1965
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Boat-shaped wooden container, painted glossy tan colour

Boat-shaped wooden container, painted glossy tan colour

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 2
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Melaleuca bark container

Melaleuca bark container

Helen Reeve collection
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Northern Territory, Australia
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Not provided
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1972
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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Stan Mitchell collection
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Container - wood

Container - wood

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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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 from Bathurst Island

Bark container from Bathurst Island

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1911
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Container made of bone

Container made of bone

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

Glazed ceramic bowl with a narrow base

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

Charles Hart collection
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Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia
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1928
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Semi-hemispherical hollow wooden container from Orara River area, New South Wales, 1898

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Edmund Milne collection
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Orara River, New South Wales, Australia
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1898
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Wooden bowl with burnt engraved designs

Wooden bowl with burnt engraved 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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Bowl with pokerwork designs

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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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Crater

Crater

Aboriginal Collection from Tasmania 2003 - Sherril Sheehan collection
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Sherril Sheehan
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Bark container

Bark container

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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