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An old large slit gong drum, Torricelli Mountains, West Sepik. Mounted on custom stand. Height 150 cm

Two old Highlands Drums one from the Western Highlands with fine incised geometric designs and an old patina, early 20th century, together with another old drum with fine designs and ochre painting on bottom. Provenance: Collected by Warwick Irvine in 1968

Two fine and large Marind Anim Drums, with original field collection labels; left: Slo village, upper Bian River, Marind Anim, made by Gabriel Kaise who died in the 1960's, right: Kumbe village, Kumbe River Marind Anim, the owner of this drum was Alfius Ma

A rare old drum, Boiken area, with deeply incised spirit faces and designs, old patination. 37 cm

A large and fine Asmat drum, Ocenep village, circa 1950s-60s. Ex Catholic Mission collection, Basim, coastal Asmat area. 122 cm

Two fine old Highlands Drums, one from the Western Highlands with fine incised geometric designs and an old patina, early 20th century, together with another old drum with fine designs and ochre painting on bottom. Provenance: Collected by Warwick Irvine i

Two old coastal Sepik Drums, the larger drum with masked ancestor faces on handle and the other drum with two stylized birds heads. Both show the real artistic ability of the old time Sepik carvers. 72 cm, 46 cm

A stone carved drum, Asmat; Collected by Todd Barlin in Pirien village, 1986. 56 cm

A Chief's drum, Massim Culture, Milne Bay Province, an old and well used drum with intricately carved handle with abstract birds and scroll like designs on the large handle, also the body of the drum has two upraised bird heads connected by a line. 105 cm

A old and well Used Asmat drum, collected at Jow village in 1986 and belonged to an important Asmat carver named Akai. The handle consists of three beautifully carved stylized hornbill birds heads, the body of the drum with incised designs and upraised gho

An ancient Papuan Gulf drum, finely carved with four ancestor faces, two on the fishtail part of the drum and two smaller faces on the sides, dark patina overall, one end has damage as seen in photo. 65 cm

An ancient Papuan Gulf drum, finely carved in two large ancestor faces on the fishtail part of the drum, dark patina overall. 75 cm

A fine old Papuan Gulf drum, finely carved with two large ancestor faces on the fishtail part of the drum, and deeply incised designs on the bands near the handle, dark patina overall. 86.5 cm

A large Papua New Guinea Garamut drum, Sepik Region

Four Melanesian objects, including Trobriand island finger drum, Solomon islands food vessel and two stone pounders. The drum, 27.5 cm high

Three New Guinea objects, including figural garamut drum lug, Maprik region yam digging staff and crocodile spear finial, the latter, 48 cm long

A lake Murik Garamut drum, Papua New Guinea, each finial an ancestor figure, drum standing on two supports each with two faces, 81 cm long

Three New Guinea n Kundu Drums, New Britain, Marind- Anim and one other. The New Britain drum 37 cm

A Sepik drum, Papua New Guinea 113 cm

A Trobriand Island drum. Provenance: David Baker Collection. 104 cm

Two Papua New Guinea artefacts. Carved small slit drum with bird decoration; and mud mask on bone spike. Height 36 cm. (mask)

A garamut of great rarity (village drum) late 19th century, early 20th century Torricelli Mountains, West Sepik. Province, New Guinea. 130 cm

An old drum from the Highlands Papua New Guinea, ochre decoration and good patina 67 cm

A large Papua New Guinea Highlands drum with water lizard skin 69 cm

A large Asmat drum carved and painted decoration 128 x 21 cm

Large Papua New Guinea carved Asmat drum. Incised repeating pattern to base. Long village use patina. No membrane. Height 140 cm

A Trobriand Islands hand drum. Carved and decorated with two birds on top, no resonator. Length 32 cm

Papua New Guinea Sepik river Garamut - Slit drum, polychrome carved wood decorated with raffia, 210 cm long

A Papua New Guinea carved hardwood drum, fine incised scrolling, notch and linial decoration including masks, birds, etc., lizard skin cover, a sky liight handle to one side. Length 59.5 cm

A rare Papua New Guinea cargo cult shield made from a 44 gallon oil drum. Painted with the face of the phantom and inscribed Phantom vs Evil, 178 x 85 cm

Snake skin Papua New Guinea Kundu drum in red with fabric stretcher

A 19th century Trobriand Island drum. Finely carved and decorated with sea creatures and birds; reptile skin resonator, the drum was used during dances, the carving style is similar to the lime spatulas carved by Massin. Length 30 cm

Three Massim artefacts, a finger drum, a lintel ornament, and a spatula, shell, wood, glass beads, seeds fibre, Trobriand Islands, 21-43 cm (3)

Papua New Guinea, Manam Island, large drum (Garamut). Slit log, with heavily decorated sides; ends with projecting ancestor figures. Large, heavy piece, coastal Madang, 1950's. Length 210 cm. Width 37 cm. Height 48 cm

Five New Guinea carvings including an Asmat figural kundu drum, a Iatmul mei mask, and three other Iatmul style masks, largest. Height 84 cm

A coastal Sepik drum (kundu), of wood in classic hourglass form, decorated with incised figurative motifs, with ancestor mask in relief to central grip, polychrome pigments, fibre and cane attached, Papua New Guinea, 72 x 19 cm

A superb Abelam drum (kundu), of wood in classic hourglass form, decorated with incised figurative motifs, remnant polychrome pigments, usewear evident, Papua New Guinea, 71 x 19 cm

A Papua New Guinea black pigment wood carved drum the hour glass form with abstract carvings in low relief, the handle pierced carved with curvilinear patterns. Black exterior surface. Note: wood split filled with resin. Height 102.5 cm

A fine Marind Anim drum, of wood in classic hour-glass form with large projecting grip, decorated with geometric motifs in relief and polychrome pigments, old resin repair, Papua New Guinea, 120 x 32 cm.

Tribal drum, Gulf of Papua, deep ribbed incised lines with red, white and black colouring, lizard skin and grass binding

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