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Bob BURRUWAL

Rembarrnga people

Bolkjam, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia born 1952

Mokko, Estuarine crocodile [Crocodile] 1996 Description: 4620
Place made: Kunidjanga, central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, natural pigments on wood Overall shape carved using a saw and chisel, a knife being used to carve the scales. Holes for the teeth (whittled from Kurrajong) were burnt into the crocodile's jaws using two pieces of hot wire.

Dimensions: 3010.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1997
Accession No: NGA 97.1264