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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

Two old Angu (Kukukuku) war clubs, Morobe Province, early 20th century; one on a custom stand. The Angu people, also called Kukukuku, are a small and previously violent tribe, they are speaking a number of related languages and living mainly in the high, m

Two old Mendi Valley Axes, Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea ; together with another old Highlands axe on a custom stand. Provenance: Collected by Warwick Irvine in 1968 57 cm x 50 cm, 51 cm (2)

A rare and old bark shield, Enga Province, PNG; called 'Yenda konabi' Provenance: Collected by Warwick Irvine, 1968; Irvine was a teacher who built the first government school in Mendi in the late 1960's. Reference: a similar shield is in 'The Shields of O

An old war shield, Ialibu area, Southern Highlands, PNG; old and well used shield with a fine ochre painted designs in the form of a face. 149 x 52 cm

A war shield, Western Highlands Province, PNG; with unusual pecked deigns mainly in the form of four pointed stars over the entire face of the shield. (a small crack repair). 136 x 44 cm

An old war shield, Lumi area, Torricelli Mountains, West Sepik, PNG, 19th century; shield collection no. M-940. Provenance: Stanley Moriarty (1906-1978); Moriarty was an avid collector of New Guinea Art in the 1950'-1960s. He made several field collecting

An early war shield, Asmat, Central Asmat, West Papua. Provenance: Raymond Charles Williams. This very early Asmat shield, was obtained by Raymond Charles Williams who was in the Royal Australian engineers Corp and stationed on Thursday Island in the Torre

A shield Asmat, Causerinen Coast, West Papua, a rare type of shield with figurative motifs on the front, collected by Todd Barlin in Basim village, 1986, 'The local catholic priest had it in his home and said it had been carved by one of the most important

A war shield, Mendi Valley, Southern Highlands Province, an old and used shield carved from hardwood with incised and painted designs. Provenance: Collected by Warwick Irvine in 1968; Irvine was set to Mendi to build the first government school there and s

An Archers shield, Wanamu area, Madang Province, this small shield is convex on the front decorated with ochre painted zig zag designs. Provenance: Purchased at the Madang Cultural centre in 1986, they often sold pieces that village people brought in but t

A shield, WHP, an old and well used war shield, with original Cassowary feather plume ornaments at top and original handle with braided rope, boldly pecked and painted designs and traces of Rickets blue soap powder. Old label Reads: Wisimei village, Kerawa

A shield, Iwam people, May River, East Sepik Province, a finely carved and painted shield comprised of four panels of abstract designs with infill ochre in red, yellow, white and black. Provenance: Collected by John Simpson; Simpson was a geologist working

A house board, April River, PNG. Provenance: University of NSW library collection. This old house panel was deacessioned from the University of NSW library collection and was sold with a group of other old New Guinea artefacts including a superb stone carv

A war shield, Merawaka area, Eastern Highlands Province, with incised and painted designs the central motif is a lizard. 136 x 51 cm

A war shield, Mount Hagen area, Highlands Province, this is an old and well used shield with pecked and painted designs, the back with original wood cross handle grip. Provenance: Collected by Ian Downs (1915-2004); Downs was an Australian colonial patrol

A war shield, Mendi Valley, Southern Highlands Province, mid-20th century; hardwood with carved and ochre painted decorations. Exhibited: Oceanic Art Pacifica 2014 at Casula Power House Gallery. 126 x 40 cm

An Archers shield, Mendi Valley, Southern Highlands Province, this shield with the design of an abstract human figure in red and white ochres. 70 x 29 cm

A war shield, Mendi Valley, Southern Highlands Province, an old and used shield carved from hardwood with incised and painted designs. 137 x 39 cm

An old war shield, Simbai, Bismarck Schrader Ranges, Madang Province; finely carved from hardwood with upraised cross hatched designs. Provenance: Collected by Jack Hibbert who was a Missionary living and working in New Guinea in the 1960's. 107 x 56 cm

An old war shield, Simbai, Bismarck Schrader Ranges, Madang Province; finely carved from hardwood with upraised designs and ochre painted. Provenance: Collected by Jack Hibbert who was a Missionary living and working in New Guinea in the 1960's. 96 x 52 cm

An old war shield, Simbai, Bismarck Schrader Ranges, Madang Province; finely carved from hardwood with upraised designs and ochre painted. Provenance: Collected by Jack Hibbert who was a Missionary living and working in New Guinea in the 1960's. 108 x 54 c

An old war shield, Eastern Highlands, PNG, this shield has soft ochre painted designs over a pecked designs. Provenance: Collected by Jack Hibbert who was a Missionary living and working in New Guinea in the 1960's. 156 x 60 cm

A collection of New Guinea body ornaments, together with a magic stone from the Mendi Valley, which was collected by Warwick Irvine in 1968. 7 - 40 cm (8)

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