Brightly coloured PNG war shield, circa 1970. Measurements are 30 centimetres by 80 centimetres and approximate depth 6 cm. Price was $680, now $490.
Carved wooden mask of warrior from Sepic River region. Approx 45 cm long. Chip on side, please see photo for detail. Price $48.
A collection of tribal items assembled during a period in PNG over 45 years ago. Plus one Australian bark painting. What follows is some slightly vague description due to lack of familiarity with these items.
From left to right.
1/ Woven grass mask from PNG 90 cms long, some evidence of worn paint. $245
2/ Australian Aboriginal bark painting 37 cms $50.
3/ Two woven cane masks, the larger 75 cms. PNG. $79 ea.
4/ A carved story board from the Sepic River district. $150
5/ A painted mask from PNG, straw beard $195.