An Asmat carving from Irian Jaya. Collected in 2008, a relief carved panel with patterns in natural dark and near white colours on brown, with a barbed spear motif to the centre and surmounted by the figure of a dog. Length 98 cm
Old war shield, Simbai area,Papua New Guinea, 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
Two old Sepik spear thrower ornaments, , one in the form of a bird and the other a crocodile, both with incised designs and old patina. Provenance: Anthony Forge collection. Forge (1929-1991) was born in London. He studied archaeology and anthropology u
An early Admiralty Islands Obsidian Bladed spear, together with an Obsidian Bladed dagger, , spear with a carved crocodile, ochre painting and fine binding, dagger with tradition resin handle and sharp fine flaked blade. Both late 19th century. Provenan
Two old Sepik river spear Throwers, , one of the 'Bamboo type' with a finely carved wood ornament in the form of a stylized bird, the other made from a single piece of hard wood with fine incised designs on both sides and old patina. Provenance:
Three old Bows andSpear, two very old bows from the Southern Highlands, together with an orchid stem fibre covered bow from Bougainville Island ( in near perfect original condition), and a mount Hagen spear finial. Collected by Todd Barlin 'Two Bows were c
Spear thrower, Papua New Guinea, a split bamboo shaft with wooden carved ornament in form of a stylised bird and end stopper, attached with cane binding blackened varied patina. Sepik river. Length 98 cm .
Two Bougainville spears, of wood one with cane bound barbs, Papua New Guinea, 206 cm Provenance: Ex-collection Dr. Harry Beran, donated to the Oceanic Art Society and now offered for sale in order to raise funds
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