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9123

Maori Small Hei-Tiki Greenstone Pendant

Maori People, New Zealand
early 20th century

length: 4.7cm, width: 3cm, weight: 17g

Reserved

Provenance

UK art market

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

8960

Oceanic Cowrie & Sinnet Cord Necklace

Pacific Islands
early 20th century

circumference: approximately 80cm, length of cowries: 6.5-7.8cm, weight: 309g

Provenance

private collection, UK

7312

Fijian Terracotta Water Vessel (Saqamoli)

Fiji
19th-20th century

height: 16.5cm, width: 15cm, weight: 875g

Provenance

Antiques market, Scotland.

8461

Fijian Barkcloth Cloth (Masi)

Fiji
19th-20th century

length: approximately 170.5cm, width: approximately 87cm

Provenance

UK art market

7261

Fijian Bark Cloth Beater (Ike ni Masi), ex Tost & Rohu of Sydney

Fiji
19th century

legnth: 41cm, width: 4cm, weight: 516g

Provenance

private collection, UK; Acquired from Tost & Rohu, Sydney - 1930s or earlier

8529

Solomon Islands Small Pectoral Pendant (Tafi or Dafe)

Solomon Islands
early 20th century

length: 9.3cm, weight: 25g

Provenance

from the estate collection of a former London museum curator

8543

Solomon Islands Carved Clam Shell & Seed Necklace

Solomon Islands
early 20th century

width (of shell pendant): 8.5cm, weight: 99g

Provenance

from the estate collection of a former London museum curator

8527

Solomon Islands Comb (Faa) & Original Palm Leaf Wrapping

Kwaio People, Malaita, Solomon Islands
early 20th century

length: 18.5cm, width: 7cm, combined weight: 23g

Provenance

from the estate collection of a former London museum curator

8540

Solomon Islands Gold Lipped Pearl Shell Pendant with attached Shell Currency Strands

Solomon Islands
early 20th century

length (of shell): 7cm, width: 6.7cm, weight: 26g

Provenance

from the estate collection of a former London museum curator

8546

Solomon Islands Large Pectoral Pendant (Tafi or Dafe)

Solomon Islands
early 20th century

length: 20.7cm, weight: 190g

Provenance

from the estate collection of a former London museum curator

8545

Solomon Islands Engraved Shell Pendants with Shell Currency Strands

Solomon Islands
early 20th century

length (of the largest pendant): 6.6cm, weight: 98g

Provenance

from the estate collection of a former London museum curator

7202

New Hebrides Abalone Shell & Turtleshell Trolling Lure Fish Hook

New Hebrides (Vanuatu)
19th century

length: 7.5cm, width: 1.9cm, weight: 13g

Provenance

UK art market; UK private collection.

7247

Fijian Trolling Lure Fish Hook (Bayaloyalo)

Fiji
early-to-mid 19th century

length: approximately 10.2cm, width: 1.4cm, weight: 8g

Provenance

UK art market; UK private collection.

7256

Maori Trolling Lure Fish Hook (Pa Kahawai)

Maori People, New Zealand
18th-19th century

length (without cord): 14.8cm, width: 2cm, weight: 20g

Provenance

UK art market; UK private collection.

8526

Solomon Islands Turtleshell & Carved Abalone Shell Trolling Lure Fish Hook

Solomon Islands, probably Malaita Island
19th century

length: 7.9cm, width: 1.4cm, weight: 5g

Provenance

from the estate collection of a former London museum curator.

7020

Fijian Tapa Bark Cloth Beater (Ike ni Masi)

Fiji, probably Viti Levu Highlands region
late 18th century

length: 36.4cm, weight: 771g

Provenance

UK art market

6522

Maori Greywacke Club (Patu Onewa)

Maori People, New Zealand
18th century

length: 37.2cm, width: 9.4cm, weight: 1,109g

Provenance

private collection, London, UK; prior to that, Christie's Paris, December 2003.

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

3391

Aboriginal Pineapple Pandanus Head Battle Club

Central Queensland, Australia
early 20th century

length: 72.5cm, weight: 541g

Provenance

UK art market

2940

Fijian Throwing Club (I Ula Tavatava)

Fiji
18th-early 19th century

length: 42cm

Provenance

UK art market; private UK collection.

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

2746

Rare Solomon Islands Ceremonial Child’s Dance Wand or Staff (Napa)

Santa Cruz, Solomon Islands
circa 1900

length: 75.5cm

Provenance

UK art market

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.

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.

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.

2096

Very Fine Man’s Woven Comb (Faa)

Kwaio People, Malaita, Solomon Islands
19th or early 20th century

height: 20cm, width: 5.5cm

Provenance

UK art market

1032

Aboriginal Mulga Wood Spear Thrower (Woomera)

Aboriginal People, Central Australia
circa 1940

height: 77cm, width: 11cm

Provenance

UK art market