Pacific Art

 (762 works)

  • Shield
    Title
    Shield
    Production date
    Artist/Maker
    UNKNOWN
    Medium
    wood, pigments
    Accession number
    O5-1980
    Credit Line
    Presented by Jim and Irene Davidson, 1980
  • Maway, Shooting star
    Title
    Maway, Shooting star
    Production date
    1988
    Artist/Maker
    Yatiikapa Kwoma people, Yagaraka Nediikawek Teeki clan, Bangwis village, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    earth pigment and plant extracts on sago palm prong
    Accession number
    2001.423
    Credit Line
    Purchased through the NGV Foundation with the assistance of The Thomas William Lasham Fund, Founder Benefactor, 2001
  • Lime container
    Title
    Lime container
    Production date
    (20th century)
    Artist/Maker
    May River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    gourd, lime
    Accession number
    O81-1979
    Credit Line
    Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria in memory of Stanley Gordon Moriarty by Jean McKay Moriarty, Fellow, 1979
  • Lime gourd
    Title
    Lime gourd
    Production date
    (20th century)
    Artist/Maker
    May River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    gourd, lime
    Accession number
    O70-1979
    Credit Line
    Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria in memory of Stanley Gordon Moriarty by Jean McKay Moriarty, Fellow, 1979
  • Wooden flute
    Title
    Wooden flute
    Production date
    1988
    Artist/Maker
    Maori people, New Zealand
    Medium
    wood, pāua (Abalone shell)
    Accession number
    2011.58
    Credit Line
    Gift of Todd Barlin through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program, 2011
  • Tambaran figure
    Title
    Tambaran figure
    Production date
    (20th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Murik Lake, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    wood, earth pigment, fibre
    Accession number
    D78-1971
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1965
  • Spatula
    Title
    Spatula
    Production date
    Artist/Maker
    UNKNOWN
    Medium
    wood, bone, fibre, shell, resin
    Accession number
    2013.319
    Credit Line
  • Lime container
    Title
    Lime container
    Production date
    (20th century)
    Artist/Maker
    May River, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    gourd, lime
    Accession number
    O91-1979
    Credit Line
    Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria in memory of Stanley Gordon Moriarty by Jean McKay Moriarty, Fellow, 1979
  • Lime gourd with mixer
    Title
    Lime gourd with mixer
    Production date
    Artist/Maker
    UNKNOWN
    Medium
    gourd, wood
    Accession number
    O76-1979
    Credit Line
    Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria in memory of Stanley Gordon Moriarty by Jean McKay Moriarty, Fellow, 1979
  • Ancestral male figure
    Title
    Ancestral male figure
    Production date
    (20th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Abelam people, Maprik, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    earth pigment and synthetic polymer paint on wood
    Accession number
    D136-1971
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1970
  • Fish hook
    Title
    Fish hook
    Production date
    (20th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Solomon Islands
    Medium
    shell, tortoise shell, beads, fibre
    Accession number
    O118-1979
    Credit Line
    Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria in memory of Stanley Gordon Moriarty by Jean McKay Moriarty, Fellow, 1979
  • Head rest
    Title
    Head rest
    Production date
    (20th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Tufi district, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    wood
    Accession number
    2008.326
    Credit Line
    Gift of Louise and Sam Dawson, 2008
  • Head ornament
    Title
    Head ornament
    Production date
    (20th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Baga village, Tufi district, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    nasa shell, fibre string
    Accession number
    2008.325
    Credit Line
    Gift of Louise and Sam Dawson, 2008
  • Mask
    Title
    Mask
    Production date
    (20th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Sepik River, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    earth pigments on bark
    Accession number
    D18-1973
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1973
  • Panel with faces
    Title
    Panel with faces
    Production date
    (mid 20th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Upper Sepik River, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    earth pigments on bark
    Accession number
    D48-1971
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1965
  • Spirit Crocodile called Mowojiya
    Title
    Spirit Crocodile called Mowojiya
    Production date
    1988
    Artist/Maker
    Burugay Kwoma people, Amachey Keyava clan, Melawei village, Washkuk Hills, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    earth pigments, plant extracts and synthetic polymer paint on sago palm prong
    Accession number
    2001.430
    Credit Line
    Purchased through the NGV Foundation with the assistance of The Thomas William Lasham Fund, Founder Benefactor, 2001
  • Comb
    Title
    Comb
    Production date
    (20th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Admiralty Islands, Manus province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    wood, earth pigment
    Accession number
    ETH2-1973
    Credit Line
    Gift of Hilda Richards, 1973
  • Lime spatula
    Title
    Lime spatula
    Production date
    (early 20th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Massim people, Massim area, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    Ebony, lime
    Accession number
    O44-1979
    Credit Line
    Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria in memory of Stanley Gordon Moriarty by Jean McKay Moriarty, Fellow, 1979
  • Moyi, Spiny fresh-water fish
    Title
    Moyi, Spiny fresh-water fish
    Production date
    1973
    Artist/Maker
    Agiidiimi Kwoma people, Hipo Hamikwa clan, Washkuk Hills, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    gouache on black paper
    Accession number
    2001.447
    Credit Line
    Purchased through the NGV Foundation with the assistance of The Thomas William Lasham Fund, Founder Benefactor, 2001
  • Lime spatula
    Title
    Lime spatula
    Production date
    (20th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Massim people, Massim area, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
    Medium
    wood
    Accession number
    O57-1979
    Credit Line
    Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria in memory of Stanley Gordon Moriarty by Jean McKay Moriarty, Fellow, 1979