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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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Wooden oval container

Wooden oval container

Oujaimi and Safatli collection
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Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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Not provided
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1992
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Elliptical concave wooden container

Elliptical concave wooden container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Western Australia, Australia
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1985
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Olive Pink collection
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Miss Olive Pink
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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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Deep, concave wooden container

Deep, concave wooden container

Professor Henry and Luise Krips collection
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Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1993
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Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Miniature wooden container with pokerwork decoration

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Pigmented, deep, wooden concave container

Pigmented, deep, wooden concave container

Australian Institute of Anatomy collection
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Northern Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1985
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Decorated container made from bark

Decorated container made from bark

A Morrison collection no. 1
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Piti or wooden container with pokerwork of Kungkarangkaipa Tjukurpa or 'Seven Sisters' Dreaming

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 2
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Margaret Dagg
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1997
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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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Kanginy
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Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Charles Hart collection
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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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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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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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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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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

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Blue plastic bowl covered in white pigment

Blue plastic bowl covered in white pigment

Maningrida Arts and Crafts 1993 collection
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Bull kelp container, made by Nannette Shaw

Bull kelp container, made by Nannette Shaw

Tayenebe collection
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Ms Nannette Shaw
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Terracotta bowl with glazed sgaffito decoration by Tjunkaya Tapaya, 2005

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Ernabella Arts Inc. collection no. 7
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Ernabella, South Australia, Australia
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Tjunkaya Tapaya
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Storage system composed of a group of five tobacco tins with lids attached to a length of wood

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E Burke and M Everitt collection
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Bamboo water container

Bamboo water container

Papuan Official collection
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Western Province, Papua New Guinea, Oceania
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Mr A P. Lyons
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1916
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Oval concave wooden container with rounded ends, and pigmented surfaces over longitudinal fluting

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JW Lindo collection
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Cooper Creek, Queensland, Australia
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J W. Lindo
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1985
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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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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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Elliptical concave bark container

Elliptical concave bark container

Gerhardt Laves collection
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Cape Leveque, Western Australia, Australia
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1931
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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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Musgrave Ranges, South Australia, Australia
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1934
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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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Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Tiwi Tunga - bark ceremonial container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Concepta Kantilla
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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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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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Kanginy
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Wooden bowl with pokerwork snake design by Mowitja, Umbakuku SA

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Maruku Arts and Crafts collection no. 1
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Umbakulu, South Australia, Australia
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Mowitja
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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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Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Ceramic brown glazed stoneware vessel

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Queensland, Australia
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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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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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Kanginy
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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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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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Bark container

Bark container

Gwen and Wayne Masters collection no. 1
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Mowanjum, West Kimberley, Western Australia, Australia
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Mrs Bunjuck
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1982
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Douglas Seaton collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Enid Bowden collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow 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 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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Painted wooden container

Painted wooden container

JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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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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Wooden container

Wooden container

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Njinawanga
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1981
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Deep wooden container, concave and elongated with rounded ends

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JW Lindo collection
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J W. Lindo
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Container made from bull kelp, river reed and tee tree string, by Tanya Langdon

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Tayenebe collection
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Ms Tanya Langdon
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Clear plastic cylindrical screw top container

Clear plastic cylindrical screw top container

Milo Dunphy collection no. 2
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Wooden container, painted on both sides with red ochre by Daisy Leura Nakamara, 1980

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Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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Daisy L. Nakamara
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1980
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow collection
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Bark container

Bark container

Charles Hart collection
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Wooden container

Wooden container

Dr Herbert Basedow 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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