All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #1492218 (stock #T322)
Antique circa 1900 A.D. bone dagger from Papua New Guinea's Sepik River Province. The bone blade of tapering form with a pointed sharp tip is decorated with an incised pattern.

The dagger is topped with a hood crafted from meticulously woven fiber string, and it's further embellished with eight tassels made of a captivating mix of cassowary feathers, shells, and bone beads.

CONDITION: Good, well preserved. It shows signs of usage in all dagger parts with a dark, natural patina...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Weapons : Pre 1930 item #1487243 (stock #T295)
Antique tribal oceanic, South Pacific, Maori Carved Wooden Hand Club Patu/Patau. New Zealand, Maori people early 20th century. The club is finally hand carved in relief with traditional Maori motifs, on the one said with the head of a mythological creature Hei-tiki of humanoid form with long teeth and stained with green pigment. The other site is carved on the blade with elaborate spiral zigzag pattern, and with intricate design on the handle...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Sculpture : Pre 1930 item #1481663 (stock #7246)
Good, first half of the 20th century hardwood hand carved bowl carved in the shape of a turtle. I acquired this from Mossgreen's Auctions, Australia about 20 years ago, they attributed it to being 100 years old. Please note the two legs in the back are damaged and is noted in last enlargement. L: 42cm/16.5in and W: 16cm/6.2in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Sculpture : Pre 1930 item #1481661 (stock #7244)
Good first half of the 20th century hardwood hand carved image of a pig. I acquired this from Mossgreen's Auctions, Australia about 20 years ago, they attributed it to being 100 years old. L: 20.2cm/8in and H: 8.3cm/3.2in. There is a "check in the wood, that may be noted in last enlargement
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Artifacts : Pre 1900 item #1475111
Zentner Collection
Price on Request
Antique amitung (door board) for a dwelling or ceremonial house of the Telefolmin people who live in the southern portion of Sandaun (West Sepik) Province of Papua New Guinea. This large door board is made of a single piece of wood and has an opening for people to enter and exit. The carving is made up of individual motifs that represent different parts of human or animal: the central heart or navel, the wings of a flying fox or fruit bat, spirals represent limbs or eyes...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #1454142 (stock #7095)
19th century colonial glass trade beads from Venice, red “white hearts”. Lovely color, the images don’t do it justice. Originally sourced from Papua New Guinea. Note enlargements, for scale and condition.Total Length: 62cm/24.4in. Free shipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Weapons : Pre AD 1000 item #1428635 (stock #LS202019)
This is a very rare projectile point made from a stingray barb about 1000AD. It is 6 1/4 long. It was found in the Pacific Islands. It is translucent and very sharp. There is no damage or restoration. It has obvious rework. It is from the Dr. Raymond Thomas collection. I have only seen two of these in all my years of collecting. The other one was one of my most viewed artifacts on this site.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #1423651 (stock #1198)
Intandane ltd
£375.00
A rare attractively carved (bamboo root?)Dyak Hunter's water bottle (with original stopper) made early in the 20th Century.

Condition: excellent - no damages and with good old patination.

23 cm / 9 inches high; 15 ck / 6 inches across.

For many additional pictures please view item #1811 in our Liverpool shop website at www.69aliverpool.co.uk

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1407726
Zentner Collection
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A rare Mendi wood shield from the Southern Highlands Provence, Papua New Guinea made of wood, natural pigment with a natural fiber strap. The shield is a regionally traditional shield with an attractive bold graphic is a timeless, elegant artifact. Provenance: Handley Estate

Date: Mid 20th Century

Dimensions: 59" tall w/o stand, 64.5" tall w/stand, 19"wide and .75" thick
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1300440
what pdx
$495.00
Antique ancestor figure from Papua New Guinea from the lower sepik region, a standing male nude figure the eyes covered with shell and at one time a skirt and raffia through the nose , this piece is mounted but before mounting we could see that this piece was once part of a post and had fire scorch marks. Old tribal piece not a tourist replica. Size 31" by 8"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Weapons : Pre 1700 item #1300260
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$545.00
Wonderful pair of black painted 16th c Elizabethan era solid brass finial figures depicting men in period costume and holding swords with shields ,condition is excellent with minor wear. Size H 3.5" each
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Weapons : Pre 1920 item #1298895 (stock #1090)
Intandane ltd
£1,150.00
An old and larger than average soft wood Dayak war shield painted with anthropomorphic figures and faces in red, black and white pigment. This item was made during either the 19th or very early 20th Century. Condition: very used; un-restored and un-repainted. There is much wear to the surface and edges and the decoration appears "faded". There is a very old replacement section of wood to the bottom left which appears to have been "cannibalised" from another old shield...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #1287774 (stock #T66)
A rare authentic antique, pre-contact, most likely a 19th – early 20th century, ceremonial wooden hand drum, "Tifa" or "Kundu" from Papua, New Guinea. The hollow-body entirely carved from one piece of wood in elegant hour-glass form, carved with fine traditional tribal motifs.

PROVENANCE: From an old Canadian collection of Tribal Art acquired by the owner's grandfather before WWII.

CONDITION: In good condition considering its age, showing the age and usage...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #1287682 (stock #T64)

A rare authentic antique, pre-contact, most likely a 19th – early 20th century, ceremonial wooden hand drum, "Tifa" or "Kundu" from Papua, New Guinea.

The hollow-body entirely carved from one piece of wood in elegant hour-glass form, the base handle decorated in traditional geometric incised designs.

PROVENANCE: From an old Canadian collection of Tribal Art acquired by the owner's grandfather before WWII...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1139306 (stock #T4)
Antique late 19th – early 20th century, Oceanic Meddle Sepik, Papua-New Guinea, Iatmul People Lime Container. DETAILS: skillfully carved wooden finial in the form of the standing bird, painted in white, black and red, mounted on the hollowed out bamboo staff with cane bands.
CONDITION: no repairs or restoration, minor loss of paint, small crack and minor chips in finial, as visible in photo, beautiful age patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Pre 1920 item #1129073 (stock #Misc162)
According to the estate, this spoon was brought back from the Philippine Islands. It was reserved for use by a person of tribal importance, referred to as a "prestige spoon". Approx 7.75 inches tall, nice shape, feels good in the hand..bowl has crack which cannot be seen in the photo...nice ethnographic artifact
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Pre 1920 item #984992 (stock #Oc111)
The Manus Island is one of the Admiralty Islands. This traditional hair comb which the islanders would make from the mid ribs of coconut palm fronds. It is covered with a hard patinarium paste made from the crushed fruit of the Nilit tree, sometimes called Puttynut.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #902544 (stock #Oc107)
This shell necklace is an ornament from one of the indigenous tribal groups from West Papua New Guinea. Shells were often used as both adornment and currency with these groups. The string/rope is handmade from a plant fiber. As with many items from the tribal groups of New Guinea, it is difficult to put an age on this piece. It is an interesting ethnographic artifact and can be used for display and can also be worn as a necklace. The diameter of the opening is just over 8 inches...