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A Solomon Islands baton finely crafted with multiple shell inlay. Height 35 cm

An old Solomon Islands carved bird sculpture, stylised form, the tail of wedge form, remains of geometric painted detail, chip to beak. Length 29.5 cm

A Solomon Islands hardwood and mother-of-pearl Nguzunguzu, the classical stylised head supporting a smaller head below, cut and inlaid mother-of-pearl to the eyes, brows, teeth, etc., good dark toned wood with paler inclusions. These traditional carvings w

Solomon Island Club. Long slender leaf shaped blade in orthodox form with carving to shaft end. Rich brown patina. Length 110 cm. Width 14 cm. Provenance: T. Clemence Collection, New Zealand

Solomon Island Club. Long slender leaf shaped blade in orthodox form. Rich brown patina. Florida Island. Length 128 cm. Width 10 cm. Provenance: T. Clemence Collection, New Zealand

Solomon Island Club. Long flared blade in orthodox form with carved raised ridge to top. Rich brown patina. Length 82 cm. Width 13 cm. Provenance: T. Clemence Collection, New Zealand

Solomon Island Club. Long slender leaf shaped blade in orthodox form with raised medial ridge to face. Rich brown patina. Length 128 cm. Width 10 cm. Provenance: T. Clemence Collection, New Zealand

Solomon Island Club Alafolo. Finely carved at the top with a raised fin or nose, Tapering shaft. Traces of lime infill, Blackened soft patina. Length 103 cm. Width 6 cm. Provenance: T. Clemence Collection, New Zealand

Solomon Island Club Alafolo. Finely carved at the top with a raised fin or nose, Tapering shaft. Blackened highlights mid-brown soft patina. Length 98 cm. Width 6.5 cm. Provenance: T. Clemence Collection, New Zealand

Fine Solomon Island Club. Malaita, with a diamond shaped head and raised mid-rib in the form of a cross moving down to a hooked crescent shaped butt. Fibre binding on grip. Light brown patina. A very good example. Length 75 cm. Width 17.5 cm. Provenance: T

Solomon Island Club. Malaita, with a diamond shaped head and mid-rib in the form of a cross moving down to a hooked crescent shaped butt. Blackened fibre binding on grip. Dark brown patina. Length 68.5 cm. Width 12 cm. Provenance: T. Clemence Collection, N

Solomon Islands. Paddle Of classic form with relief carved abstract design to blade representing a frigate bird in flight. Santa Cruz Solomon Islands. Length 167 cm. Width 17 cm. Provenance: T. Clemence Collection, New Zealand

Solomon Island Club Alafolo. Finely carved and inlaid with shell at the top in the form of a face with a raised fin or nose, Tapering shaft. Blackened patina. Length 106 cm. Width 6.5 cm. Provenance: T. Clemence Collection, New Zealand

Solomon Island Club Alafolo. Finely carved at the top with a raised fin or nose, Tapering shaft. Traces of lime infill, Blackened soft patina. Provenance: T. Clemence Collection, New Zealand. Length 80 cm. Width 5.5 cm

Solomon Island Club. Long slender leaf shaped blade in orthodox form. Rich brown patina. Length 110 cm. Width 11.6 cm. Provenance: T. Clemence Collection, New Zealand

Solomon Island Club. Long slender leaf shaped blade in orthodox form with carved raised wave designs to face. Rich brown patina. Florida Island. Length 128 cm. Width 10 cm. Provenance: T. Clemence Collection, New Zealand

Fine Solomon Island Club. A broad and flat leaf shaped head with a vertical ridge both sides carved finely with faces and frigate bird heads, in-filled with red and white pigment, shaft gently tapers to a pyramidal butt. Length 114.5 cm. Width 15.5 cm. Pro

A bird shaped dance Wand, north Malaita Island, Eastern Solomon Islands, beautifully carved and painted on both sides. 53 cm

A fine fishing basket, Nissan Island, Nissan is a small Island close to Bougainville and culturally related to the Western Solomon Islands cultures. 49 cm

Two fine dance wands, in the form of birds, Malaita Island, with ochre painted designs on both sides. 49 cm, 52 cm (2)

A resin cast Solomon Islands figure, this is a resin copy of the famous Solomon Islands figure on display at the Auckland Museum. The Museum used to sell resin replicas of original pieces in their collections. It is made in the 1970's and are now collector

A chalkstone or coral head, Manning Strait, Solomon Islands; this finely carved head with incised designs consisting of concentric circles and chevrons on the face that probably represented facial tattooing. This head is very similar to one in the collecti

A Solomon Island dance Wand, north Malaita Island, in the form of a stylized hornbill bird, with painted clan designs on both sides. 34 x 21 cm

Two old Alafolo clubs, Malaita Island, Solomon Islands, both of these genuine old clubs were collected by Todd Barlin in the Kwaio area of central Malaita in the early 1980's. Kwaio people are the last fully traditional people by choice living in the isola

A Malaita Island Supe club, Eastern Solomon Islands, 19th century; of classic diamond shape striking section, tapering handle and fibre grip. Provenance: South Seas Evangelical Mission (active late 19th - early 20th century) 77.5 cm

A fine old parrying club, San Christobal Island, Easter Solomon Islands, late 19th century; made from hardwood and has a deep old patina overall. A small figure at the butt of the club. This type of San Christobal Parrying club (Qauata) had a very distinct

A fine large Santa Cruz Island dance club, late 19th century; called napa, in a classical shape of a canoe with fine painted black geometric designs and pierced lugs on the sides for fibre decorations. The napa dance is part of a series of ceremonies that

Two old Rennell Island clubs and an old Ambrym Island club, 81 cm, 92 cm, 79 cm (3)

Three old Solomon Island's clubs, 19th century; These are the three main types of clubs made and used on Malaita Island. Left: a 'Subi' type. Middle: a very early Dia type club with incised decoration on hand grip. Right: Alafolo type. Provenance: South Se

A wicker shield, Solomon Islands, 19th century; finely woven with intricate clan designs. Provenance: Tost & Rohu collection: ( attached original tag ) from 1872 to the 1930's, Jane Tost and her daughter Ada, who was married to Naturalist and artefact coll

A neckrest, Rennell Island, Solomon Islands; of classical form and original sennit binding. Provenance: South Seas Evangelical Mission (active late 19th - early 20th century) 38 x 14 cm

A ritual baton, Malaita Island, Solomon Islands, the wood baton with fine inlay shell work is almost in perfect condition, the neck has a band of small braided sennit fibre. These were called 'Fou atoleleo' in Kwaio Language, they were worn hanging from th

A bamboo lime container, Solomon Islands, late 19th century; carved from two perfect fitting pieces of bamboo, finely incised with bands of designs and traces of black infill, together with a part of a another similar container (top only). Provenance: B. L

Nine fine red feather money sticks, Santa Cruz Islands, feather money is used in Santa Cruz as a form of currency. The supply is limited by the availability of the feathers used and the man-hours involved in its manufacture by a few hereditary specialists.

An old woven Polynesian fan, together with a finely woven Rennell Island bag. 58 x 37 cm, 30 x 28 cm (2)

A fine shell money belt, Solomon Islands, 19th century; Provenance: Ex. Tost & Rohu collection: (attached original tag) from 1872 to the 1930's, Jane Tost and her daughter Ada, who was married to naturalist and artefact collector Henry Rohu, founded Tost &

A superb pair of shell money armbands (abagwaro), Malaita Island, early 20th century; together with a fine shell money belt, Malaita Island, Eastern Solomon Islands. Provenance: the South Seas Evangelical Mission collection late 19th century. 21 x 12 cm, 7

Fourteen Kesa shell money, Western Solomon Islands, 18th - 19th century; 'Kesa' is a cylindrical shell wealth that came in different sizes and values. It is old, and is said to have been made by the spirit Pongo. People preserved kesa by wrapping them in i

Four fine old shell money armbands (abagwaro), Malaita Island; together with a belt, Malaita Island, Solomon Islands. Provenance: the South Seas Evangelical Mission collection late 19th century. 13 x 8 cm, 15 x 8 cm, 21 x 13 cm; belt: 54 x 6 cm (5)

Two superb dolphin teeth necklaces, (barulifai'a), Lau Lagoon area, Malaita Island, Solomon Islands, early 20th century; together with a fine shell money belt also from Malaita Island. Provenance: The South Seas Evangelical Mission collection. 44 x 5 cm, 4

Five ancient Barava ornament pieces, Western Solomon Islands, 18th -19th century; of the old figural type, two on stands. Provenance: Tebbenham collection. Tebbenham was on the Navy Ship the HSM Mohawk 1898 on a punitive expedition to the Western Solomon I

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