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Marie Celine Porkilani

Paru Woman, Mopaditi - 1987

natural earth pigments on ironwood
13.0 x 235.0 x 13.0
EST. $5,000 - $8,000

#11985


Provenance

bought in 1988 at Collectors Gallery, Sydney

Private Collection, NSW

Mopaditi are spirits of the dead. Pukamani poles such as this represent individual people who have passed away and act as a mourning process that can continue after the deceased person has been buried.