Oceania & Australia

Dayak Child's Jacket, circa 1900, Needlework and Bark ClothKalimantan
An extremely rare Duck-Billed Platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) fur carriage rug or bed-cover  Australia, late 19th/early 20th century
Australian Jane Sutherland Painting Malayan Tapir
Fiji Gata Waka War Club Gun Stick, 18th century
Fiji Totokia War Club Tuskan Raiders Weapon Tattooine
Ula Tavatava Throwing Club Fiji, 18th century
Ula Tavatava Throwing Club Fiji, 18th century

An extremely rare Duck-Billed Platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) fur carriage rug or bed-cover

Australia, late 19th/early 20th century

A Polynesian hardwood Totokia, war club or battle hammer 
Fiji, probably 18th century 

 

A Polynesian ironwood Gata waka or war club

Fiji, probably 18th century

 

Two Polynesian hardwood Ula tavatava or throwing war clubs
Fiji, probably 18th century

 

John Gould (1952) Painting Solomon Islander

John Gould (1952)
Portrait of a Solomon Islander

A fine cotton needlework and bark cloth lining Dayak Child’s jacket

Indonesia, Kalimantan, circa 1900

 

Jane Sutherland (1853-1928)
Malayan or Indonesian tapir (Acrocodia indica)

(sold)

Fiji Kava bowl or Tanoa

A Fine and large Fijian Kava bowl or tanoa
Early 19th century

 

Ula throwing club fiji polynesia
Admirality Islands Bowl late 19th century

A Fijian ula throwing club
Late 18th century or earlier
(sold)

 

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19th century Papua Korwar Ancestor Figure Sculpture Wandammen
Maori Twehatewha war club, 19th century
Solomon Islands Paddle club 19th century

A Solomon Islands club

19th century
 

A Maori Tewhatewha club

1st half 19th century

 

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An extremely rare Papua wood sculpture of a Korwar

Early 19th century

 

A 19th century Maori pa kawahai fishing lure

(sold)

 

An Admirality Islands bowl
Late 19th century

 

An 18th century Fijian throwing club or Ula

(sold)
 

Dayak Shield 19th century Kliau
New Guinea bark-cloth dance apron Geelvinckbaai
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Ancestor Korwar Figure Papua New Guinea Kamna

A Papua wood figure of a Korwar

Early 20th century
 

Provenance:

From the collection of a missionary, working in the Geelvink Bay area, on the peninsula of Roon, from 1906 till 1938, thence by descent

A New-Guinea bark-cloth dance apron
 

A Collection of Oceanian fish-hooks

19th-20th century
 

A fine Jelutong wood Dayak Kliau or shield

 

Indonesia, Borneo, Kalimantan, 1st half 19th century

Fiji currency Tonga Tapa Tree Bark Cloth
Menno Simon Jacobus van Meeteren Brouwer (1882-1974) Tahitian dancer 

Menno Simon Jacobus van Meeteren Brouwer (1882-1974)
Tahitian dancer 

A Tapa Tree Bark Cloth

Oceania, Samoa, before 1970