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Tapa mask Nakanai people, New Britain. Provenance: Ex William Rubin collection (1927-2006). From 1968 to 1988, Rubin was a curator and director of the painting and sculpture department at the Museum of modern Art, located in New York city, New York . He pl

A Yina figure, Kwoma people, Waskuk area, upper Sepik, this very expressive Yina has all the attributes of good Kwoma sculpture, looking at the side view the nose is suspended from the forehead, much of the original ochre painted designs intact. Yina is on

An ancestor sculpture, Nogwi, Papua New Guinea in female form 113 cm

A Sepik sculpture of wood in the form of a stylised canoe prow 47 cm

A Sepik ancestor sculpture in the form of an ancestor face, polychrome pigments, fibre tassels 82 cm

A Sepik ancestor sculpture of wood, with open work base, polychrome pigments 84 cm

A Sepik ancestor sculpture of wood, classic male form, polychrome pigment 54 cm

An Abelam ancestor sculpture of wood with polychrome pigments 58 cm

A collection of four New Guinea artefacts, of wood and baked clay, including an Iatmul flute stopper, two Wosera ancestor sculptures and an Abelam yam ancestor sculpture, Papua New Guinea, 13-54 cm (4)

A New Ireland ancestor sculpture, of wood with shell inset eyes, polychrome pigments, Bismarck Archipelago, 134 cm

A New Ireland ancestor sculpture, of wood with remnant polychrome pigment, Bismarck Archipelago, 115 cm

An Abelam ancestor sculpture, of wood in classic female yam form, Papua New Guinea, 151 cm

A Sepik ancestor sculpture, of wood in female form, polychrome pigments, Papua New Guinea, 90 x 82 cm

A Wosera ancestor sculpture, of wood in classic female yam form, polychrome pigments, Papua New Guinea, 145 x 26 cm

A Kwoma ancestor sculpture (mindja), of wood in ovoid form, the recessed visage with pierced eyes and mouth, heavy brow reach with projecting spike nose above openwork undulating ridge, polychrome pigments, Papua New Guinea, 194 x 39 cm

A Papuan Gulf ancestor sculpture (imunu), of wood, in abstract anthropomorphic form, decorated with polychrome pigments, Papua New Guinea, 60 x 70 cm

A Sepik ancestor sculpture, of wood, shell inset eyes, polychrome pigments, Papua New Guinea, 48 x 19 cm

An Asmat ancestor sculpture (mbis), of wood, the openwork apex fragment, polychromes pigments, Irian Jaya, 17 x 29 cm

A Sepik ancestor sculpture, of wood with shell set eyes, Papua New Guinea, 41 x 10 cm

A Sepik sculpture, of wood, in the form of a bird, shell set eyes, Papua New Guinea, 88 x 34 cm

A Sepik ancestor sculpture, of wood, polychrome pigments, shell set eyes, shell ornament attached, Papua New Guinea, 85 x 26 cm

A Sepik ancestor sculpture of wood, polychrome pigments, shell set eyes, fibre and shell tassels, Papua New Guinea, 160 x 40 cm

A Sepik ancestor sculpture, of wood, polychrome pigments, woven cane and feather tassels attached, Papua New Guinea, 77 x 25 cm

A Sepik ancestor sculpture, of wood, shell set eyes, feather and fibre tassels, Papua New Guinea, 87 x 21 cm

A Sepik ancestor sculpture, of wood, Papua New Guinea, 59 x 19 cm

A Sepik ancestor sculpture, of wood, shell set eyes and fibre tassels, Papua New Guinea, 58 x 13 cm

A Sepik ancestor sculpture, of wood, polychrome pigment, inset shell eyes and fibre tassels, Papua New Guinea, 56 x 15 cm

A Sepik ancestor sculpture, of wood, inset shell eyes, Papua New Guinea, 42 x 15 cm

A Sepik ancestor sculpture, of wood, inset shell, polychrome pigments, Papua New Guinea, 56 x 8 cm

A Sepik ancestor sculpture, of wood decorated with inset shell, polychrome pigments, feather and fibre tassels, Papua New Guinea, 19 x 67 cm

A Sepik ancestor sculpture, of wood in male form, shell inset eyes, polychrome pigments, feather and fibre tassels, Papua New Guinea, 75 cm

Four Sepik artefacts, of wood, including two ancestor masks one with shell set eyes, a headrest, and an ancestor sculpture, Papua New Guinea, 12- 46 cm (4)

A Massim sculpture, of wood in the form of a female, white inlay, Trobriand Islands, 62 cm Provenance: from the Dr. David S. Johnson collection of Pacific Island and New Guinea Art

A fine Washkuk yam fertility sculpture (mindja), of wood in slender ovoid form, the anterior decorated with polychrome pigments, the visage with prominent brow and projecting spike nose, pierced eyes, mouth and apex above an undulating openwork medial ridg

A Sepik ancestor sculpture, of wood in large female form decorated with polychrome pigments, remnant resin, Papua New Guinea, 170 x 37 cm. Provenance: from an Australian collection

An ethnographic Washkuk ancestor sculpture (nogwi), c.early 20th century, of wood in the form of a female, decorated with polychrome pigments,Papua New Guinea, 113 x 33 cm.

An old Abelam ancestor sculpture, of wood in diminutive stylised yam ancestor form, decorated with polychrome pigments, weathered patina, Papua New Guinea, 29 cm

A fine Abalam cult sculpture (nogwi), of wood in classic male yam ancestor form, decorated with polychrome pigments, Papua New Guinea, 112 x 18 cm., collected during the 1970s.

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