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To enquire about these or the many other items in the gallery please contact Alex Philips



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U'u club
Marquesas Island

iron wood (casuarina equisetifolia)

Mid to late 18th century
142cm

Provenance :
private collection Belgium


price on request







Necklace
Lei niho palaoa
Hawaii

Sperm whale tooth, human hair and fibre binding
Early 19th century

Provenance:  Joost and Truus Daalder, Adelaide, Australia

Published: Ethnic jewellery and adornment by Truus Daalder








Roof spire
Kanak, New Caledonia

wood
18th to early 19th century
Height 157cm

provenance:
Ex collection of Leo and Karin Van Oosterom, Amsterdam

price on request







War Shield
Mendi Valley, Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea

Wood, Pigment
Early 20th century
118cm







Large deep Bowl
Truk Island, Micronesia

Wood
19th century
41cm


price on request



Ceremonial adze
Cook Islands, Magaia Island

Wood, stone, sennit
19th century
86cm

Preserved Fish Deuel, Cambridge, New York (1783-1861)
Private Collection, New York

price on request






Mask
Vokeo Island,  Papua New Guinea

Wood, Cane
Late 19th - early 20th century
39cm

Provenance:
Thomas. D. Slater collection, Texas


price on request







Bowl
Kaniet Island, Micronesia

Wood
Late 19th century
45cm

Provenance:
Willem Kok collection, Sydney

price on request




Shield
Arawe/Kandian, New Britian, Papua New Guinea

Wood, Cane, Pigment
Circa 1900- 1920
146cm

Provenance:
Willem Kok collection, Sydney


HOLD



Platter
North Eastern Santo, Vanuatu

Wood
Early 19th century
57cm








Spirit Board
Urama area, Papuan Gulf, Papua New Guinea

Wood, pigment
Late 19th - early 20th century
152cm

collected and photographed at Eragoivari 1966


price on request




Mutuaga staff - Tree Kangaroo/possum
Suau region, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea

Wood
Circa 1900-1920
108cm


price on request

 



Priests Oil dish
Fiji

Wood
early to mid 19th century
38cm

 price on request





Stilt Step, tapuvae
Marquesas Island

wood
early 19th century
36cm

Provenance:
Private collection, New York


price on request


Cult  house Boniito fish effigy
Solomon Islands

Wood,  pigment ,  shell
late 19th century
79cm

Provenance: Captain Poole ,  New Zealand and the Pacific islands   born 18?? -died 1918
Matthew Poole , New Zealand
Errol Willis , Auckland , New Zealand acquired from the above 1960

price on request



Dagger
Kwoma, Papua New Guinea

Bone, cowrie shell, twine
Late 19th century
33cm

price on request






Shield
Lumi, West Sepik Province, Wapi village, Upper Sepik River, Papua New Guinea

Wood, Rattan, Pigment
collected before 1958
Late 19th century
106cm

Provenance:
Aaron Vogelnest, Sydney

Published:
Shields of Melanesia by Beran & Craig- page 41



price on request






Hand club, Patu Onewa
Maori, New Zealand

Greywacke stone, label and early London Entwistle sticker
17th-18th century
33.5cm

Provenance:
Lance Entwistle, London, UK
Dr. John Raven, Perth, Australia

price on request





War club (pineapple club) totokia
Fiji

wood
early 19th century
94cm

Provenance:
private collection UK








Headrest
Huon Gulf, Papua New Guinea

Wood, remains of pigment
19th century
16cm

19th century

provenance:
collection Dr Edmund  Müller (1898-1976),  Beromünster, n° 3275
collection Frum, Toronto


price on request






Ceremonial ladle
Austral Islands

wood, old paper label
late 18th century
91cm

provenance:
Arthur D. Emil, New York
Succession d'Arthur D. Emil, New York


price on request






Shield
Astrolabe bay, Madang Province, Papua New Guinea

wood, pigment
early - mid 19th century
73cm

Provenance:
Collected in the 1920s by Frederick Pietz,
first American Lutheran missionary to Papua New Guinea in 1922
ex Warburg Theological Seminary museum , Iowa
Ex Michael Hamson, California

price on request





Canoe prow ornament nguzu-nguzu
Solomon Islands

wood , shell,  paint, resin
19th century
11cm

ex Joseph Nueman , Sydney
ex Chris and Anna Thorpe, Sydney


price on request





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