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Expressive Papua New Guinea Stopper, Ex John Friede Collection
Expressive Papua New Guinea Stopper, Ex John Fried...
Antique Late 19th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Wood
A very old and beautifully encrusted stopper. This intriguing and expressive Middle Sepik area stopper comes from the John Friede Collection. Featuring a stylized anthropomorphic face o...
Beautiful Early 20th Century Suspension Hook, Sawos People
Beautiful Early 20th Century Suspension Hook, Sawo...
Early 20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Wood
Beautiful early 20th century suspension hook, Sawos people.
Mid-20th Century Black Tribal Cassowary Feather He...
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Tribal Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Feathers
Offered by Zena Kruzick Mid-20th century Cassowary feather headdress, Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea This cassowary feather headdress is placed on a black metal frog, which wil...
19th Century Tribal Papua New Guinea Stone Celt 'Currency Axe'
19th Century Tribal Papua New Guinea Stone Celt 'C...
Antique 19th Century Tribal Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Veins of taupe run and scatter down the length of the dark green, striated face of this beautiful currency stone. With its subtle color transitions and multitude of organic details, thi...
Mid-20th Century Large Tribal Wood Food Bowl, Papu...
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Tribal Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Hardwood
Offered by Zena Kruzick Mid-20th century large tribal wood food bowl, Tami Island, Huon Gulf, Papua New Guinea. Tami Islanders created intricately carved hardwood bowls, which forme...
Pair of Handcrafted War Shields from Papua New Gui...
20th Century Tribal Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Iron, Wood
A pair of Papua New Guinea Mendi wooden war shields on custom stands from the mid-20th century. This pair of war shields originate from the Mendi region, within the Southern Highlands o...
Pair of Oceanic War Shields on Stands from Papua New Guinea
Pair of Oceanic War Shields on Stands from Papua N...
20th Century Tribal Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Iron, Wood
A pair of Papua New Guinea wooden shields on custom stands from the mid 20th century. These oceanic war shields were not only created for protecting oneself for tribal warfare, but also...
Hand-Carved Wood Boat Prow on Iron Stand from Papu...
20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Iron, Wood
A carved wood crocodile head boat prow from Papua New Guinea. This mid-20th century Papua New Guinean boat prow has been carved out of wood and features the head of a crocodile. This bo...
Early to Mid-20th Century Mounted Tribal Bamboo Co...
Unknown
Early 20th Century Other Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Kaolin, Bamboo
Offered by Callie Morgan Oakes Early to mid-20th Century mounted bamboo Comb Papua New Guinea Beautifully incised comb from the Huon Peninsula area in Morobe Province, Papua New Gu...
Set of Three Wooden War Shields on Stands from Papua New Guinea
Set of Three Wooden War Shields on Stands from Pap...
20th Century Tribal Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Metal, Wood
A collection of three Papua New Guinea wooden war shields on custom stands from the mid-20th century. These oceanic war shields were not only created for protecting oneself for tribal w...
Hand-Carved Wooden War Shield from Ambunti Mountai...
20th Century Tribal Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Iron, Wood
A carved wood war shield from the Ambunti mountain region, along the upper Sepik river in Papua New Guinea. This hand-carved war shield, and others similar, were commonly used throughou...
Oceanic Fine Old Ambelam Yam Mask

Oceanic Fine Old Ambelam Yam Mask
Early 20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Wood
A very finely woven Early Abelam Yam mask Yam festival mask of woven orchid vine fiber with and painted pigments Measures: Height 40 cm, 16 inches Sepik River Papua New Guinea Early...
Papua New Guinea XIX Tribal Art Pigment Anchor with Hand-Carved Figure Heads
Papua New Guinea XIX Tribal Art Pigment Anchor wit...
Antique 1890s Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Wood, Paint
Papua New Guinea late 19th century tribal art hand-carved wood pigment anchor with figure head on both sides.
Oceanic Tribal Art Large Body Mask Keveke by Mauu ...
Mauu Aiha
20th Century Tribal Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Cane, Paint
Large body mask (keveke), reportedly created by the artist Mauu Aiha. Bark face panel painted white and red-orange in curvilinear pattern, with attached bark and cane beak. The whole su...
Large Oceanic Male Ancestral Figure Carving

By Oceanic Arts
Large Oceanic Male Ancestral Figure Carving
Oceanic Arts
20th Century Tribal Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Shell, Natural Fiber, Wood
Large male ancestral carving, wood with ochre paints, attached shell and fiber, from the Yuat River region. Purchased in 1982 at James R Lawson Pty. Limited, Sydney, Australia and exami...
Oceanic Garra Hook Mask from Papua New Guinea

By Oceanic Arts
Oceanic Garra Hook Mask from Papua New Guinea
Oceanic Arts
20th Century Tribal Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Wood
Ancestral hook mask (Garra), carved from hardwood with encrustations from smoke and paints, Hunstein Mountains. A fine, old example of this type. Purchased in 1982 at James R Lawson Pty...
Oceanic Ambelam Figure Papua New Guinea

Oceanic Ambelam Figure Papua New Guinea
Early 20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Wood
A fine Ambelam figure Mapric river Papua new Guinea Carved wood with yellow, red, white and black paint, carved schematically, 95 cm high, Provenance: Ex collection of Mrs Douglas Ca...
Oceanic Sepik Shell Ornament Papua New Guniea

Oceanic Sepik Shell Ornament Papua New Guniea
Early 20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Shell
Oceanic tribal art Fine old Sepik river carved shell nose ornament Carved in a pleasing swirling design to emulate a pigs tusks Sepik river Papua New Guinea Mother-of-pearl...
Early 20th Century Drum, Papua New Guinea

Early 20th Century Drum, Papua New Guinea
Early 20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Wood
Beautiful old Kundu Drum, Papua New Guinea L72cm Head Diameter 12cm - Ex Michael Hamson, Ex Italian Coll. Lovely aged hand drum, encrusted surface, signs of wear, cracks.
Mid-20th Century Tami Islands Papua New Guinea Tri...
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Kaolin, Wood
Offered by Callie Morgan Oakes mid-20th century Tami Islands Papua new guinea wooden feast bowl Of classic form, each end carved with raised and incised imagery depicting stylized s...
19th-20th Century Collection of Tobacco Lime Containers from Papua New Guinea
19th-20th Century Collection of Tobacco Lime Conta...
Antique 19th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Bamboo, Wood
19th-20th century collection of lime and tobacco containers from Papua New Guinea 38 total containers in various sizes ranging from: Skinniest and tallest - 8.25"L 1.25"W x .95" ...
Vintage Carved and Painted Wood Splash Board from Papua New Guinea
Vintage Carved and Painted Wood Splash Board from ...
20th Century Tribal Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Wood
A vintage carved and painted wood splash board from Papua, New Guinea. This decorative carved wood splash board (also commonly referred to as a wave splitter) from Papua, New Guinea is ...
Vintage Wood Splash Board from Papua New Guinea on...
20th Century Tribal Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Metal, Wood
A vintage carved wood splash board from Papua New Guinea. This decorative carved wood splash board (also commonly referred to as a wave splitter) from Papua, New Guinea is from the Miln...
Great Pal Yua Money Ring from Papua New Guinea

Great Pal Yua Money Ring from Papua New Guinea
Unknown
Early 20th Century Tribal Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Shell
Made from the shell of the Giant Mussel (Tridacna gigas). Used by the Abbekam people as money and jewelry. Featuring a small, oval fibre braid with Nassa snails. Papua New Guinea from t...
Tribal Occiput Ornament from Papua New Guinea

Tribal Occiput Ornament from Papua New Guinea
Unknown
Early 20th Century Tribal Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Wicker
Sturdy ring with red curling, disc-shaped dancing jewelery made of Lygodium stripes, partly perforated and dyed with lime and red and yellow ocher. Very good condition. The jewelry was ...
Lower Sepik Mask, Papua New Guinea

Lower Sepik Mask, Papua New Guinea
20th Century Tribal Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Wood
Ancestor mask, 1920s. Ex German collection then Loed and Mia van Bussel from Amsterdam, who pioneered collecting of New Guinea art and assembled one of the world’s top collections. A ...
Pair of Decorative Painted Wood Splash Boards on S...
20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Metal, Wood
These decorative painted red and dark grey or black carved wood splash boards on stands from Papua, New Guinea are from the Milne Bay region, Iwa & Gawa Islands. These boards are typ...
Pair of Carved New Guinean Wood Catfish Head Boat ...
20th Century Tribal Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Iron, Wood
A pair of carved wood catfish head boat prows from Papua New Guinea. This pair of mid-20th century Papua New Guinean boat prows has been carved out of wood and features the head of a ca...
Ornaments in Shell, Papua New Guinea

Ornaments in Shell, Papua New Guinea
20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Shell
Exceptional collection of head and belt ornaments made of shell mounted on an iron stand, Papua New Guinea different heights 14, 16, 16, 23, 20, 18, 16, 20, 23, 24, 12, 17, 25, 18, 19...
Boiken, Papua New Guinea

Boiken, Papua New Guinea
Vintage 1960s Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Shell
Exceptional Boiken in shell made of the Tridacna Gigas, Papua New Guinea.
Nose Bones, Papua New Guinea

Nose Bones, Papua New Guinea
Mid-20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Bone
Nice collection of different nose ornaments in bone, Papua New Guinea Mounted on iron stand different heights 14-12-10-9 and 7 cm.
Boiken, Papua, New Guinea

Boiken, Papua, New Guinea
Vintage 1960s Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Shell
Exceptional BOIKEN made of the TRIDACNA GIGAS SHELL,Papua New Guinea 22 cm wide diameter hole is 8 cm 3 cm thick nice to put in collection of 3 pieces
Boiken, Papua New Guinea

Boiken, Papua New Guinea
Vintage 1960s Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Shell
Exceptional Boiken made of the Tridacna gigas shell, diameter is 23 cm diameter hole is 8 cm thick 3 cm. Nice to place as a collection of three pieces.
Papua New Guinea Bridal Shell Money

Papua New Guinea Bridal Shell Money
20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Shell
A very exceptional bridal money as well in shape as in dimensions.
Assortment of Yua Wenga Clamshells on Stands
Assortment of Yua Wenga Clamshells on Stands
20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Metal, Shell, Iron
An assortment of Yua Wenga shell currencies from Papua New Guinea. Yua (Money) Wenga (Clam Rings) are clamshell rings cut with bamboo from giant clamshells. These rings are still being ...
Four Wooden Telefomin Doorboards from Papua New Guinea
Four Wooden Telefomin Doorboards from Papua New Gu...
Vintage 1930s Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Wood
Exquisitely carved set of four painted wood Telefomin Doorboards from Papua, New Guinea. Highly decorative, these doors come from the Telefomin area of Papua New Guinea, located in t...
Kwoma Ceremonial Pottery Head Jar Papau New Guinea...
Antique Late 19th Century Tribal Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Pottery
We offer this interesting Kwoma tribe ceremonial pottery head jar of grotesque form and originating from Papau New Guinea and believed to date from the 19th or early 20th century. The e...
Money Stick, Shell, Papua New Guinea, 20th Century

Money Stick, Shell, Papua New Guinea, 20th Century...
20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Shell
Exceptional money stick made out of sliced pieces of shell and decorated with natural and tribal decorations.
Money Stick, Shell, Papua New Guinea, 20th Century

Money Stick, Shell, Papua New Guinea, 20th Century...
20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Shell
Exceptional money stick made out of sliced pieces of shell and decorated with feathers and other organic material.   
Money Stick, Shell, Papua New Guinea, 20th Century

Money Stick, Shell, Papua New Guinea, 20th Century...
20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Shell
Exceptional money stick made out of sliced pieces of shell on a wooden frame.
Money Stick, Shell, Papua New Guinea, 20th Century

Money Stick, Shell, Papua New Guinea, 20th Century...
20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Shell
Exceptional money stick made out of sliced pieces of shell and decorated with four shells.
Canoe Prow in the Style of Papua New Guinea

Canoe Prow in the Style of Papua New Guinea
20th Century Other Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Wood
This wooden carving with pigment decoration is a quality example of the type carved from a used canoe in the style of Papua New Guinea . The prow is in the form of a stylized crocodile...
Oceanic Triple Mask Canoe Prow Shield

Oceanic Triple Mask Canoe Prow Shield
20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Wood, Shell, Paint
Large triple mask probably from the Upper Sepik River, Papau New Guinea, Oceania. Carved heavy single wood plank. The mask is adorned with shell eyes, fiber and polychrome paint. Wei...