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Papua New Guinea Highlands shield. Red, black & white natural pigments. Provenance: collected c1960 by Australian Patrol Officer, Ian Leslie Kelly, thence held in a private collection.

Papua New Guinea Telefomin shield. Relief carved reserves filled with lime and ochre. Twin cane strap handles. Collected 1960s (Burns Philp employee). 163 x 51 cm

Two long carved Asmat carved Shields. The panel shaped shields with hand holds to the reverse, relief carved and with natural colours. Length 183 cm. And 178 cm

Old Papua New Guinea Asmat shield of a elongated form, incised carved symbols with natural ochre infill, lug handle to verso, approx. 166 cm high

Rare West New Britain shield. Bears label attribution to the Kandrian area. Provenance Stafford collection. Height 138 cm. Width 33 cm

Three old Kina shells in original bark Wallets, Mendi Valley, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea , [3], all fine early pre-European examples, 19th century. These were very important wealth objects with a long history of use in traditional exchan

Pay back doll Mendi Valley, Southern Highlands, PNG, a finely made fibre doll that is old enough to have been used for ritual purposes. In older times if a person was killed by an enemy, the family of the slain person would make an effigy of them and decor

A large war shield, mount Hagen area, Western Highlands Province, this fine shield with pecked design and ochre painting is similar to one that I sold to John Friede 20 years ago (see attached third image for a photo of the John Freide shield).' Todd B

War shield Mendi Valley, Southern Highlands Province, this oval type of shield known as worrumbi was the most important type of shield for fighting in the Mendi Valley area. This old and well used shield is carved from hardwood with incised and painted des

War shield Mendi Valley, Southern Highlands Province, this oval type of shield known as worrumbi was the most important type of shield for fighting in the Mendi Valley area. This old and used shield has a battle scarred front with painted geometric designs

Old war shield Telefomin area, star Mountains, West Sepik Province, PNG, finely incised clan designs with ochre infill decoration and old patination. Provenance: Todd Barlin collection. Exhibited and Published in an exhibition: Oceanic arts Pacifica Casula

An old war shield Telefomin area, star Mountains, West Sepik, PNG, deeply incised clan designs with ochre infill decoration. Original rattan handle on back. Provenance: Todd Barlin collection. 150 x 53 cm

Old war shield, Simbai area, PNG, Bismarck Schrader Ranges, Madang Province, finely carved with clan designs and very old patina. Some arrow and spear tips embedded in the front of this shield. Early 20th century. Provenance: Collected by Jack Hibbert who

Shield, Motu people, central Province, Papua New Guinea , 19th century, this type of shield was used along the coast between cape Possession & Hall sound and inland from these coastal areas. These shields are highly sought after by collectors because of th

War shield, Lumi area, Torricelli Mountains, West Sepik Province, late 19th century, Lumi shields are greatly appreciated for their beautiful kidney shaped form, this is a fine old example, deeply carved designs and signs of use in battle. Provenance: Coll

War shield, Wahgi Valley area, Western Highlands Province, this large and well used older shield has many battle scars and arrow holes. It is made from a dense hardwood. Trees of this size were long ago used by people who had to go further & further to

War shield Mendi Valley, Southern Highlands Province, this oval type of shield known as worrumbi was the most important type of shield for fighting in the Mendi Valley area. This old and well used shield carved from hardwood with incised and painted design

War shield Mendi Valley, Southern Highlands Province, this oval type of shield known as worrumbi was the most important type of shield for fighting in the Mendi Valley area. This shield with an abstract anthropomorphic figure is of the rarest type. An old

War shield Mendi Valley, Southern Highlands Province, this oval type of shield known as worrumbi was the most important type of shield for fighting in the Mendi Valley area. This old and well used shield carved from hardwood with incised and painted design

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 large Papua New Guinea tribal shield, tapering curved oval section with simple geometric designs in pale pink and white pigments, the top section with triangular aperture, length 138 cm Jimi tribe, Western Highlands.

A war shield with four stylised faces and incised designs, Sepik river Region, Papua New Guinea. Height 136 cm

A Ramu river war shield, with incised and decorated pattern on front. Sepik Region, Papua New Guinea. Length 102 cm

An Underarm shield, Mendi Valley Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea 71 cm x 27 cm

A New Guinea war shield, with woven fibre handle and fibre mount to top. Length 148 cm

A fighting shield, Mendi Valley Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea 121 cm x 42 cm

A fighting shield, Mendi Valley Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea 144 cm x 41 cm

A Telefomin fighting shield or wall plaque with incised design and painted with ochres. Telefomin Region, Sandaun Province, Papua New Guinea; A/F. Height 179 cm

A Telefomin fighting shield, with striking incised design, decorated with red and white ochre. Telefomin Region, Sanduan Province, Papua New Guinea. Height 170 cm

A New Guinea war shield, Highlands Region, Papua New Guinea. Length 124 cm

Two prehistoric stone bowls and club head, Mendi Valley Southern Highlands. Ex Stan Tyler collection, patrol officer 1960s 13 cm x 11 cm,. Diameter 13 cm & 21 cm

A war shield wood with intricate flying fox incised design. Asmat Region, West Papua.

A war shield wood with intricate flying fox incised design. Asmat Region, West Papua

Papua New Guinea Asmat ceremonial shield. Lime & ochre coloured reserves on a tapering form with grass tassels to edges. Carved head anthromorphic figured spine leading to handle verso. Height 171 cm

War Shield. This small shield was used to deflect missiles. Wood body with woven fibre overlay. Collingwood Bay, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea. Length 76 cm. Width 32.5 cm. Provenance: T. Clemence Collection, New Zealand

Shield. Of long flattened, ovoid form with intricate incised and raised decoration, coloured with red, black and white natural pigments. Dry patina. Papua New Guinea. Length 155 cm. Width 55 cm. Provenance: T. Clemence Collection, New Zealand

Highlands War Shield. Curved rectangular shield. Decorated with circular and figural forms. Red, black and white pigments. Height 149 cm. Width 47 cm. Provenance: T. Clemence Collection, New Zealand

New Britain Shield. Of rectangular form, the three logs linked by four split cane strings, overall incised decoration of spirals and bands; black, red and white paint, deep cut loop handle. Length 141 cm. Width 30 cm. Provenance: T. Clemence Collection, NZ

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