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9196

Rare Torres Strait Turtle Shell Mask

Torres Strait Islands, Queensland, Australia
before 1870

length: approximately 19.5cm, width: 13cm, weight: 249g

Provenance

Julian Harding, London

9195

Large & Early Kina Shell Pectoral Pendant with Stone-Drilled Holes

Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea
late 18th-19th century

width: approximately 19cm, weight: 183g

Provenance

Julian Harding Collection, London

4236

Early New Guinea Wooden & Bone Mace or Club

Papua New Guinea, probably Sepik region
19th century and possibly earlier

length: 64.2cm, diameter of head: 9cm, weight: 190g

Provenance

UK art market

5443

Early, Carved Wooden Massim Sword Club or Lime Spatula

Massim area, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea
18th-19th century

length: 62.5cm, width at widest point: 8cm

Provenance

UK art market

4755

Unusual Massim Carved, Wooden Lime Spatula Shaped as a Hornbill

Massim People, Tobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea
early 20th century

length: 38.3cm

Provenance

UK art market

2992

Rare Massim Double Pedestal Cup with Spirit Figures

Massim People, Trobiand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
20th century

height: 70.5cm, diameter of bowl: 20.5cm

Provenance

private collection, UK

2181

Life-sized Sepik Ancestor Figure

Sepik Region, New Guinea
late 19th century

height: 165cm

Provenance

Francis de Sales McHugh Collection, collected by de Sales McHugh in the first half of the 20th century.

2182

Sepik Lime Container in the form of a Rooster on a Crocodile

Iatmul People, Middle Sepik River Region, Papua New Guinea
first half of the 20th century

length: 68cm

Provenance

Francis de Sales McHugh Collection, and thence by descent, collected by de Sales McHugh in the first half of the 20th century .

2184

Sepik Kominimung Shield

Pora Pora or Bien River, Sepik Region, Papua New Guinea
first half of the 20th century

height: 117cm, width: 46cm

Provenance

Francis de Sales McHugh Collection, and thence by descent, collected by de Sales McHugh in the first half of the 20th century.

2185

Sepik Crocodile Man Earthenware Roof Ridge Tile with Pigments

Chambri Lakes, Sepik River, Papua New Guinea
early 20th century

height: 42cm, width: 25.5cm

Provenance

Francis de Sales McHugh Collection, collected by de Sales McHugh in the early 20th century.

1984

Pair of New Guinea Cone-Shell Ear Ornaments, dated 1859

New Guinea
collected in 1859

maximum diameter of each: 7cm

Provenance

UK art market; private collection, UK.