Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea

 (22 works)

  • Turtle-shell wealth spatula
    Title
    Turtle-shell wealth spatula
    Production date
    (mid 20th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    turtle-shell, shell, fibre, lime
    Accession number
    2008.71
    Credit Line
    Gift of Todd Barlin through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program, 2008
  • Wealth spatula
    Title
    Wealth spatula
    Production date
    (early 20th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    wood, shell, fibre, lime
    Accession number
    2008.70
    Credit Line
    Gift of Todd Barlin through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program, 2008
  • Dagger
    Title
    Dagger
    Production date
    (20th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea; Massim people, Trobriands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    ebony, lime
    Accession number
    O64-1979
    Credit Line
    Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria in memory of Stanley Gordon Moriarty by Jean McKay Moriarty, Fellow, 1979
  • Wealth spatula
    Title
    Wealth spatula
    Production date
    (early 20th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    wood, shell, fibre, lime
    Accession number
    2008.69
    Credit Line
    Gift of Todd Barlin through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program, 2008
  • Lime spatula
    Title
    Lime spatula
    Production date
    (early 20th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    ebony, lime
    Accession number
    O39-1979
    Credit Line
    Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria in memory of Stanley Gordon Moriarty by Jean McKay Moriarty, Fellow, 1979
  • Bowl
    Title
    Bowl
    Production date
    (1950s)
    Artist/Maker
    Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    wood, lime, mother-of-pearl
    Accession number
    1368-D4
    Credit Line
    Gift of Dr Clive Stephen, 1953
  • Ancestor figure
    Title
    Ancestor figure
    Production date
    (1950s)
    Artist/Maker
    Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    wood, lime
    Accession number
    1366-D4
    Credit Line
    Gift of Dr Clive Stephen through the National Gallery Society of Victoria, 1953
  • Midnight Sun's quest continues at Gumasila.
    Title
    Midnight Sun's quest continues at Gumasila.
    Production date
    1979
    Artist/Maker
    John Kasaipwalova; Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    earth pigments on wood
    Accession number
    2003.176.6
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 2003
  • Yolina bids farewell
    Title
    Yolina bids farewell
    Production date
    1979
    Artist/Maker
    John Kasaipwalova; Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    earth pigments on wood
    Accession number
    2003.176.4
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 2003
  • Yolina consults oracle
    Title
    Yolina consults oracle
    Production date
    1979
    Artist/Maker
    John Kasaipwalova; Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    earth pigments on wood
    Accession number
    2003.176.3
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 2003
  • Midnight's shipwreck caused by sea witches
    Title
    Midnight's shipwreck caused by sea witches
    Production date
    1979
    Artist/Maker
    John Kasaipwalova; Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    earth pigments on wood
    Accession number
    2003.176.13
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 2003
  • Yolina is born at Muruwa
    Title
    Yolina is born at Muruwa
    Production date
    1979
    Artist/Maker
    John Kasaipwalova; Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    earth pigments on wood
    Accession number
    2003.176.1
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 2003
  • Yolina grows up on Fergusson Island
    Title
    Yolina grows up on Fergusson Island
    Production date
    1979
    Artist/Maker
    John Kasaipwalova; Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    earth pigments on wood
    Accession number
    2003.176.2
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 2003
  • A son is born and christened Yolina
    Title
    A son is born and christened Yolina
    Production date
    1979
    Artist/Maker
    John Kasaipwalova; Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    earth pigments on wood
    Accession number
    2003.176.11
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 2003
  • Midnight Sun rescued by the sacred sword fish
    Title
    Midnight Sun rescued by the sacred sword fish
    Production date
    1979
    Artist/Maker
    John Kasaipwalova; Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    earth pigments on wood
    Accession number
    2003.176.14
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 2003
  • Midnight Sun kills their son before fleeing Muruwa
    Title
    Midnight Sun kills their son before fleeing Muruwa
    Production date
    1979
    Artist/Maker
    John Kasaipwalova; Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    earth pigments on wood
    Accession number
    2003.176.12
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 2003
  • The quest is unsuccessful at Kiriwina
    Title
    The quest is unsuccessful at Kiriwina
    Production date
    1979
    Artist/Maker
    John Kasaipwalova; Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    earth pigments on wood
    Accession number
    2003.176.7
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 2003
  • The Midnight Sun tested by heavy seas
    Title
    The Midnight Sun tested by heavy seas
    Production date
    1979
    Artist/Maker
    John Kasaipwalova; Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    earth pigments on wood
    Accession number
    2003.176.5
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 2003