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Papua New Guinea Latmul large ancestor mask. Ovoid form, bird figure headdress, and shell inset eyes. Length 116 cm

Papua New Guinea Yuat river mask. Carved and painted with shell eyes. Height 46 cm

Papua New Guinea figure & mask. Small carved male ancestor figure; & deeply carved mask. Age splits. Height 48 cm

A fine old Magic bag, Sepik river, this fine old Magic Bundle consists of a finely woven string bag with long tassels, the front adorned with boar tusk decorations and a small wood Amulet mask. Inside there are four ancient bones for divination purposes (I

A fine New Britain mask, PNG, of conical shape with elaborate feather headdress, designs painted in black on a white back ground, shell and fibre ear ornaments and wood a nose ornament. Provenance: Collected by Peter Hallinan (1938-2015). Peter was a well-

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

Large Papua New Guinea mask limewash decorations, inlaid kauri shells and boar tusk nose piercing, bird feather head fringing, 77 cm length

Large Papua New Guinea Asmat shield traditional decoration with double mask finial, top split to shield, 154 cm height

Large Papua New Guinea Asmat shield traditional decoration with double mask finial, 113 cm height

A yam mask, Abelam, Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea (early-mid twentieth century), rattan and natural earth pigments, 18.5 cm high

A Tapa Mask, Sepik River Region, Papua New Guinea (mid twentieth century), tapa cloth, natural earth pigments, coconut fibre and bark, 28 cm high

A Yam mask with Shell, Abelam, Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea (mid twentieth century), rattan, natural earth pigment and conical shell, 28 cm high

A Hornbill figure and mask Abelam people, Prince Alexander Mountains, East Sepik 40 cm x 23 cm & 66 cm x 29 cm

An ancestral mask with grass fibre beard and cowrie shell inlaid decoration to rim. Sepik river, Papua New Guinea; A/F. Length 73 cm

An ancestral mask with thick encrusted patina. Sepik river Region, Papua New Guinea. Length 70 cm

An ancestral mask, Murik lake Region on stand. Lower Sepik, Papua New Guinea. Length 43 cm

An ancestral mask, Murik Lakes Region on stand. Lower Sepik, Papua New Guinea. Length 41 cm

A Brag mask wood with enamel paint design. Lower Sepik Region, Papua New Guinea; A/F

A yam mask with wood and natural ochres. Maprik Region, Papua New Guinea

An Abelam yam mask, an early example in hardwood decorated with ochres and ricketts blue. Both ears and septum pierced. The yam masks strong design and multiple pigmentation contribute to the transformation of the owners yams into ancestral spirits to enha

Two Papua New Guinea artefacts. Flute mask, Ramu Valley, Madang; standing male spirit figure, surmounted by bird, & with shell eyes. Wood, Ochre. Height 60 cm (figure)

Old Hairy tribal mask, Papua New Guinea, approx 60 cm high

Mask. Of long hollowed, ovoid form with intricate incised and raised decoration to face, coloured with red, black and white natural pigments. Dry patina. Papua New Guinea. Length 110 cm. Width 6 cm. Provenance: T. Clemence Collection, New Zealand

Mask. Of hollowed, ovoid form with intricate incised and raised decoration to face, shell eyes. Coloured with red, black and white natural pigments. Dry patina. Papua New Guinea. Length 49 cm. Width 17 cm. Provenance: T. Clemence Collection, New Zealand

Mask. Of hollowed, ovoid form with intricate incised and raised decoration to face, pierced eyes and mouth. Coloured with red, black and white natural pigments. Dry patina. Papua New Guinea. Length 61 cm. Width 24.5 cm. Provenance: T. Clemence Collection

A Mask, Murik Lakes, Lower Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, (early-mid twentieth century), carved wood and pigments, 46 cm high. Provenance: Wayne Heathcote, Sydney. Acquired from above by Dr Peter Elliott, in the 1960s

A Mask, Murik Lakes, Lower Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, (mid twentieth century), carved wood and natural earth pigments, 41.4 cm high. Provenance: Wayne Heathcote, Sydney. Acquired from above by Dr Peter Elliott, in the 1960s

A Mask, Murik Lakes, Lower Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, (mid twentieth century), carved wood and natural pigments, 50.4 cm high. Provenance: Wayne Heathcote, Sydney. Acquired from above by Dr Peter Elliott, in the 1960s

A Fine Mask, Karau Village, Murik Lakes, Papua New Guinea, (early twentieth century), carved wood and pigments, 32.5 cm high. Provenance: Wayne Heathcote, Sydney. Acquired from above by Dr Peter Elliott, in the 1960s

A Garra mask, Hunstien Mountains, East Sepik Province, finely carved and ochre painted designs, on custom made stand. 83 cm

A dance mask, Ramu River or coastal Sepik area, finely carved and painted with the red ochre, the round eyes are made from cut pearl shell. When this mask was used ceremonially, it would have been just the face of an elaborate costume that covered the enti

A dance mask, Ramu River area, finely carved and painted with red ochre and Rickets blue (soap bleach) the nose showing the multi-layered nose ornaments called ' ondogo '. When this mask was used ceremonially, it would have been just the face of an elabora

An Iatmul middle Sepik Mwai mask, finely carved of classic form, inlaid shell work and pig tusks traces of ochre painted designs, the nose of the mask ending with a small crouching bird figure. Purchased in New Zealand, 1985. 78.5 cm

Three Talipun bride price wealth objects, the talipun is highly valued and used in ceremonial exchange as a bride price or as compensation for inter-clan or tribal warfare. The shell is the giant green snail or marbled turban shell (Turbo marmoratus). This

Four fine old woven and shell ornaments, New Guinea, including: two woven and shell bride price chest ornaments (in the form of faces), Avitip area, upper Sepik River, together with an Abelam yam mask, and an Abelam karahut ornament. 49 cm, 50 cm, 26 cm, 2

A Papua New Guinea woven rattan yam mask, with unusual protuberance. Length 39 cm

A Papua New Guinea spirit mask, painted with coloured pigments and adorned with cowrie shells and pig's tusks. Length 62 cm

A Papua New Guinea spirit mask painted with coloured pigments and adorned with cowrie shells and pig's tusks. Length 53 cm

Soloman Island Comb, together with an Ablem Island Yam Mask, Fijian Priest Dish, cannibal fork and a PNG Mask

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