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A giant clamshell ring, 'Yua', a very large Yua, with perfect circular centre; this shell ring is particularly thick, adding to its inherent value. These are used as currency and are very valuable; particularly important in bride price transactions, Prince

A giant clamshell ring, 'Yua', a very large Yua, with perfect circular centre, decorated with fine and carefully graded nassa shells, woven onto a fibre band. These are used as currency and are very valuable; particularly important in bride price transacti

A fighting shield, abstract triangular motifs, 'Worrumbi', Nipa Valley, Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea, 114 x 34 cm

A giant Clamshell ring, thick 'Yua', used in important currency transactions, but primarily for Bride Price, Abelam people, Prince Alexander Mountains, Papua New Guinea, diameter 21 cm

A large Garamut drum, intricately carved design to sides and two fine finials, with some damage as per images. Mounted on custom steel stands. Late nineteenth or early twentieth century, Murik Lakes, lower Sepik river region, Papua New Guinea. Provenance:

A pair of Massim canoe Bailers, signs of wear conducive with use, Trobriand Islands, PNG. Provenance: the Dr George Soutter and Dr John Yu collection, length 42 - 44 cm

A pair of Massim canoe Bailers, both exhibiting wear from use, Trobriand Islands PNG. Provenance: the Dr George Soutter and Dr John Yu collection, length 31 - 32 cm

A Massim canoe Bailer, in the form of a stylised face, signs of use, Trobriand Islands PNG. Provenance: the Dr George Soutter and Dr John Yu collection, length 39 cm

A Massim canoe Bailer, in anthropomorphic form, signs of use, Trobriand Islands PNG. Provenance: the Dr George Soutter and Dr John Yu collection, length 47 cm

A Massim canoe Bailer, in anthropomorphic form, signs of use, Trobriand Islands PNG. Provenance: the Dr George Soutter and Dr John Yu collection, length 54 cm

Two Trobriand Islands implements & a Sepik Stirring stick, finely crafted Kiriwina axe handle, a Trobriand sago stirrer, and a small Sepik cooking implement. Provenance: the Dr George Soutter and Dr John Yu collection, length 48 - 89 cm

A Trobriand Islands staff, in the form of two outward gazing figures, one male one female, ebony, Kiriwina, Trobriand Islands PNG. Provenance: the Dr George Soutter and Dr John Yu collection, length 102 cm

Two Sentani Paddles, both with profuse geometric spiralling designs, Sentani Lakes, West Papua. Provenance: the Dr George Soutter and Dr John Yu collection, length 154 - 184 cm

A lake Sentani paddle plus one other, old used paddle with intricate traditional Sentani design on both faces, lake Sentani, West Papua. Provenance: the Dr George Soutter and Dr John Yu collection, length 165 - 188 cm

A huon Gulf paddle and one dark wood paddle, with profuse intricate incised design at paddle base, some damage to one side, binding repair to shaft, huon Gulf PNG. Provenance: the Dr George Soutter and Dr John Yu collection, length 182 cm

Two Trobriand Island woman's Paddles, of weathered appearance, Trobriand Islands PNG. Provenance: the Dr George Soutter and Dr John Yu collection, length 161 - 163 cm

A Splashboard, incised design to top, portion of base painted with pink enamel paint, signs of extensive use, Trobriand Islands PNG. Provenance: the Dr George Soutter and Dr John Yu collection, length 78 cm

A wooden trophy head, incised and decorated with natural ochres and string tassels, damage to nose and split at rear, Guvermas village, Blackwater river Sepik region PNG. Provenance: the Dr George Soutter and Dr John Yu collection, length 29 cm

A wooden trophy head, traces of ochre and tassel decorations in ears, dated 1974, Palembai village, Sepik river PNG. Provenance: the Dr George Soutter and Dr John Yu collection, length 38 cm

An early Papuan Gulf Implement, in hardwood with incised motif, decorated with pipeclay, old patina, Papuan Gulf region PNG. Provenance: the Dr George Soutter and Dr John Yu collection, length 60 cm

An old canoe prow, incised with traditional designs on both sides and a figurative head at the apex, Sarmi region, West Papua. Provenance: the Dr George Soutter and Dr John Yu collection, length 34 cm

A canoe prow, of heavily worn appearance consistent with use, Murik Lakes, lower Sepik river PNG. Provenance: the Dr George Soutter and Dr John Yu collection, length 51 cm

A canoe prow, worn from use, with stylised ancestral motif, Asmat region, West Papua. Provenance: the Dr George Soutter and Dr John Yu collection, length 51 cm

A Splashboard, incised with twin spiralling traditional designs, wear consistent with considerable use, Trobriand Islands PNG. Provenance: the Dr George Soutter and Dr John Yu collection, height 63 cm

A Splashboard, with incised traditional designs, wear consistent with considerable use, Trobriand Islands PNG. Provenance: the Dr George Soutter and Dr John Yu collection, height 53 cm

A canoe board, showing signs of wear from use, cracks to front A/F, collection # 118045, Murik Lakes, lower Sepik region PNG. Provenance: the Dr George Soutter and Dr John Yu collection, length 42 cm

A cult hook, collection number F1099/17848, Hunstein Ranges, upper Sepik region PNG. Provenance: the Dr George Soutter and Dr John Yu collection, length 106 cm

An old Conch shell, Vokeo Island, Papua New Guinea, length 36 cm

A Prehistoric stone bowl with Knobs, egg and fossil, Highlands region, Papua New Guinea, height 22 cm, Dia. 20 cm

A ritual Pectoral, 'Karawut, woven fibre chest ornament decorated with ochres and pigs tusks, Abelam people, Maprik area, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, 31 x 10 cm

A ceremonial wealth ";Moka Kina, wooden base board with fixed kina shell and boars tusks, painted with red ochre, Wahgi Valley, highlands, Papua New Guinea, 43 x 39 cm

Two old paddle blades, lake Sentani West Papua, 69 x 13.5, 78 x 15.5 cm

An old wooden platter, on purpose built stand, used to present cone shells (new mwali) to Kaileuna Chiefs at end of the communal cone fishing competiton Vinau, purchased from Chief Katubai on Kaileuna Island, Trobriand Islands Papua New Guinea, mentioned i

An old axe, Mendi Valley,Papua New Guinea,Highlands, 54 x 48 cm

An old axe, Mendi Valley,Papua New Guinea,Highlands, 56 x 54 cm

A giant clamshell ring, yua, Yangoru, Papua New Guinea, diameter 20.5 cm

Two Talipun woven masks, Yangoru, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, 44 x 33 cm

A bark belt, fully engraved, with face, Papuan Gulf, Papua New Guinea, 18 x 9 cm

A ceremonial lime gourd, with woven fbre and shell stopper, Ramu river, Sepik region, Papua New Guinea, length 42 cm Dia 6 cm

A Gope ancestral board 'Titihebia, Goabari Island, Papuan Gulf, Papua New Guinea, height 71 cm

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