Pacific Art

 (762 works)

Img Title Date Artist Medium Acc #
Yopomeshe hoposhopo (Leaf-eating caterpillar) Yopomeshe hoposhopo (Leaf-eating caterpillar) 1988 Manal Kapay Kwoma people, Banggwatapa Nediiikawek Teeki clan, Bangwis village, Washkuk Hills, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea earth pigments and plant extracts on sago palm petiole 2001.408
Ceremonial wig Ceremonial wig (c. 1960) Mount Hagen Area, Western Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea human hair, feathers, shells, fibre, mother of pearl 2011.43
Female Nokwi yam harvest spirit named Naniikwi Female Nokwi yam harvest spirit named Naniikwi (c. 1940) Latay Kwoma people, Yaganaka Nediikawek clan, Bangwis village, Washkuk Hills, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea earth pigments on wood, sap 2001.438
Male ancestor figure Male ancestor figure UNKNOWN wood O4-1978
Malagan (Ancestral figure) Malagan (Ancestral figure) 20th century New Ireland, Papua New Guinea wood, earth pigments, shell, fibre O.18-1993
Untitled Untitled 2010 Ignas Keram acrylic on paper 2013.625
Spatula Spatula before 1960 UNKNOWN wood, lime O9-1979
Mortar and pestle Mortar and pestle UNKNOWN wood O69-1979
Gabarogween, Fruit bat Gabarogween, Fruit bat 1973 Meyibor Kwoma people, Hipo Hamikwa clan, Bangwis village, Washkuk Hills, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea gouache on black paper 2001.452
Pectoral Pectoral (early 20th century) Vella LaVella Island, Western Province, Solomon Islands D37G-1972
Ukuba, Flower of the waterlily plant Ukuba, Flower of the waterlily plant 1973 Apokwinya Kwoma people, Hipo Hamikwa clan, Bangwis village, Washkuk Hills, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea gouache on paper 2001.471
Mariadagwa, Ridge post Mariadagwa, Ridge post (c. 1969) Iatmul people, Yarbasuga clan, Sortmeri village, Central Iatmul, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea earth pigment on wood, fibre, shell, cane 2004.348
Gourd pipe Gourd pipe UNKNOWN Gourd O107-1979
Spatula Spatula before 1960 UNKNOWN wood, lime, beads O27-1979
Shield Shield (early 20th century) Simbai area, Madang Province, Papua New Guinea natural pigments on wood, fibre 2011.48
Aposiibiiruka bey (Butterfly eggs) Aposiibiiruka bey (Butterfly eggs) 1988 Abunigi Kwoma people, Nowiy Teeki clan, Bangwis village, Washkuk Hills, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea earth pigments and plant extracts on sago palm petiole 2001.399
Lime gourd Lime gourd UNKNOWN Gourd O84-1979
Diwaka, Kundu drum Diwaka, Kundu drum (c. 1970) Kebali Gogodala people, Kini village, Western Province, Papua New Guinea earth pigments on wood, wallaby skin, bamboo, cane, resin 2000.275
Apokibi (Flying fox) Apokibi (Flying fox) 1988 Yatiikapa Kwoma people, Yagaraka Nediikawek Teeki clan, Bangwis village, Washkuk Hills, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea earth pigments and plant extracts on sago palm petiole 2001.389
Khomongu, Eating vessel Khomongu, Eating vessel (1930s) Boiken/Sawos people, Soandogum and Rabundogum villages/Koiwat and Kamangawi villages, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea earthenware, earth pigments 2005.161