CLARKE and CLARKE Art + Artifacts
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Oceanic : Weapons : Pre 1960 item #1002733 (stock #TI-511sg)
CLARKE & CLARKE Art + Artifacts
$300.00
A double Kris board for mounting on the wall, inside the door. On entering the house the owner places his or her kris upright in its sheath through the loops on the board. It is thought that this may be to protect the house from evil spirits. Carved in the classic Cirebon style with tendrils and leaves, with the addition of Wayang figures including a Naga at the feet of the standing figures. The wood in excellent condition. The kris loops are missing...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Oceanic : Weapons : Pre 1970 item #994192 (stock #TNG-565-lm)
CLARKE & CLARKE Art + Artifacts
$1,000.00
From the Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea, a hard wood war shield in traditional Mendi style. The somewhat ovoid shaped shield has a medial ridge, culminating in a spike at the top. The traditional pattern on the face of the shield is applied with pigment and ash. The concave back shows a grip of a hemp like material which appears to be original. Edge wear but no cracks or losses. Ex. Edward Sklar Collection. Size 47"H x 17.5W. C. 1970
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Oceanic : Weapons : Pre 1950 item #994187 (stock #TNG-6-lm)
CLARKE & CLARKE Art + Artifacts
$1,200.00
A hardwood war shield in the style of the Hunstein Mountain region. The top has twine lacing for the placement of cassowary feathers or other enhancements. Both the grip and sling appears to be of a well used, rope like material. The traditional, regional pattern was applied with pigment and commercial paint and shows losses from use. There are areas that appear to be impregnated with wood smoke. Some minor edge losses but in overall good condition. Size, 51.5"H x 16"W. Mid 20th C
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Oceanic : Weapons : Pre 1920 item #994202 (stock #TPH032bb)
CLARKE & CLARKE Art + Artifacts
$475.00
A Moro Kris from the Mindanao Region of the Philippines. The dark hardwood hilt is adorned with a silver band at the top which appears to be held in place by hand made copper nails. Another silver band encircles the base of the hilt, above which is a tightly wrapped band of cord. The tassel of braided ikat was attached to the sword when we acquired it as a part of a large Moro collection. The straight blade is in excellent condition. The blade is 21.75", overall length 26"...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Oceanic : Weapons : Pre 1940 item #994667 (stock #TPH032bb)
CLARKE & CLARKE Art + Artifacts
$500.00
A Moro Kris, Maguindadao Matito with a heavy fighting blade in original scabbard. Maguindadao Matito are carried by the warriors of the Maguindadao Tribe of Mindanao. The wood hilt is cane wrapped and in very good condition. The well crafted, straight blade has only one very small nick in the edge and a few light areas of darkening. The scabbard is undamaged but is loosening at the seams. One of the best original and complete mid 19th Century Kris that we have had...