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Weaving peg 'turuturu'

Maori, New Zealand

Mid to late 18th century

Wood

46.5cm

Provenance :
Collected by the maternal side of the deceased's family pre ca 1890
who lived in the New Plymouth area, New Zealand and moved to Victoria Australia ca 1890
where it remained in the family for the next ca 130 years











Bowl

Admiralty Islands

Wood

19th century

52cm


Provenance: Collection Edith Hafter (1911-2001), Soleure


price on request










Bowl

Admiralty Islands

Wood

19th century

38cm

Provenance: Collected circa 1879 (old labels)









Club, 'Wahaika'

Maori, New Zealand

Wood

Early to Mid 19th century

41cm

provenance:
Apparently acquired by a previous owners great uncle
who served in the Royal Navy UK in the latter part of the 19th Century


price on request









Spirit figure, Yipwon

Yimam (Yimar) People; Alamblak Language Speakers, PNG

Wood, Pigments

First half 20th century

250cm

Provenance:
Private Collection, Tryon, North Carolina












Double headed 'bird beak 'club

Kanak, New Caledonia

Wood, binding  and bark cloth

Early to mid 19th century

80cm

Provenance:
Private collection South Australia









Malangan Figure

New Ireland

Wood, pigments, shell and vegetable fiber

Circa 1900

71cm

Provenance:
Private Collection, Tryon, North Carolina

price on request







Club, Patu

Maori, New Zealand

18th century or earlier

Nephrite Pounamu, old label and staple repair

30.5cm

Provenance:

Estate of Edwin Rufus Walpole Eyre (1926- 2020)

This Patu apparently belonged to Paora Tuhaere , the chief of the Ngati Whatua tribe Ca 1830-1865
who presented it to Admiral George Tryon. (written on label)


price on request








Figure

Inyai-Ewa people, Korewori River region, Middle Sepik, PNG

Wood

18th to early 19th Century

67cm

provenance:
Estate Susan Pines, New York City, USA, collected 1968-90











Bowl

 Tongoa Island, Vanuatu

Wood

Mid 19th century

88cm

Provenance:
Private collection South Australia


price on request








Club

Kanak, New Caledonia

Wood, fiber and trade cloth

19th century


69cm


price on request










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