We are pleased to offer a selection of South Pacific Artwork.
This ancestry figure is from Kaminabt, New Guinea.The free standing figure is very typical of the New Guinea art
that one sees. It is a very
nice figure carved from one piece of wood. Earth pigments and
charcoal are used for decorating the face and Cowrie shells are used
for the eyes.
This figure was acquired in 2000 so it is considered
new. If desired, a display stand will come with this New Guinea figure upon
Maprik area new guinea. This mask would have been used at the harvest festival and is made from wood and earth
Left ear is missing
We aquired this in the year of 2000 and do not expect it is much older than late 1990's.
Please let us know if you want this mounted for the wall or a
Length 13 1/2" x 6 1/4" Wide x 3" Deep
Wassora Yam Mask
This wicker Yam Mask is from the Wassora region of New Guinea. It represents an
ancestor they call upon for a good harvest. The harvest festival
is when all the best yams are displayed with the mask attached to
show off the produce.
The hand woven mask is made of natural fibers and painted with earth pigments for decoration.
It was acquired in 2000, so it is relatively new.
Standing 8" high 11
1/2" , 6 3/4" wide and 4" deep mounted on a a 4x4"