Australian aboriginal ironwood Bima Figure Carving Tiwi Island For Sale
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Australian aboriginal ironwood Bima Figure Carving Tiwi Island

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Collected in Tiwi Island off the coast of Northern Australia, this Bima Figure Carving was carved and painted by Myra Ann Tipiloura out of Iron wood. It was painted in the clan pattern with ocher and decorated with coconut fiber. It represents Bima the ancestor of the local aboriginal clan for worship and protection. Artist: Myra Ann Tipiloura Years of Birth: 1973 Nationality: Australian Region:Bathurst Island, NT Language Group: Tiwi Medium: Ironwood and Ocher paint

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  • Creator
    Myra Ann Tipiloura (Artist)
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  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 22 in. x Dm 5 in.H 55.88 cm x Dm 12.7 cm
  • Diameter
    5 in. (12.7 cm)
  • Seller Location
    North Miami, FL
  • Reference Number
    LU9045822781
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