On the fifth day of Christmas

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Friday 18 December 2009
Sarah Eades

On the fifth day of Christmas
my true love gave to me
5 gooooooooold rings / Five - big - fat - pigs !


Ani O'Neill, Crocheted Paintings from 'Cottage Industry' (1997), 1997, wool on steel rings, Chartwell Collection, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, 2002

...or

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Unknown, Five Antique Intaglio Gems, etching, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, purchased 1955

...or

Glenn Busch, Ronnie Lewis, Labourer, Pig Chain, Christchurch Abbatoir, 1982, Black and white photograph, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, purchased 1983

or...

Gavin Hipkins, The Ring, 2000, photographic paper/paper (fiber product)/Materials, 
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, purchased 2004

.......4 huhu grubs

Richard Killeen, Black crawlers, 1978, acrylic lacquer on aluminiumAuckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, purchased 1981

....3 French hens

John Tarlton, Hitching home - mid-term break, 1989, cibachrome photograph,
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, purchased 1989

....2 turtle doves

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Percy Thomas, The Doves, etching, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, gift of Mrs Ada Chapman Taylor, 1930


......and a pukeko in a ponga tree
Percy Bagnall, Pukeko, 1919, colour lithographAuckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, transferred from the Auckland Public Library, 1932


Phew!!! - its all about geese and pois tomorrow, bring on the suggestions