Pacific Art

 (762 works)

Img Title Date Artist Medium Acc #
Lime spatula Lime spatula (early 20th century) Massim people, Massim area, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea wood, lime O30-1979
Lime spatula Lime spatula (early 20th century) Massim people, Massim area, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea wood, lime O5-1979
Ritual bone dagger Ritual bone dagger (c. 1986) Kwoma people, Washkuk Hills, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea bone, pigment, shell, fibre 2009.39
Gope (Ancestral board) Gope (Ancestral board) (c. 1950) Kerewo people, Kerewa village, Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea natural pigments on wood 2001.161
Butötudë (Spiderweb) Butötudë (Spiderweb) 2005 Dapeni Jonevari (Mokokari) Ömie people, Ematé clan, Godibehi village, Oro Province, Papua New Guinea natural pigments on nioge (woman's barkcloth skirt) 2006.369
Fish Fish (1950s) Sepik River, Papua New Guinea wood 1370-D4
Lime spatula Lime spatula (early 20th century) Massim people, Massim area, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea ebony, lime O28-1979
Lime spatula Lime spatula (early 20th century) Massim people, Massim area, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea wood, lime O11-1979
Eagle fighter Eagle fighter 2001 Komen Buar Wahgi people, Tombi-Minj Region, Wahgi Valley, Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea synthetic polymer paint on wood 2002.24
Ceramic sculpture associated with Yena yam-harvest ceremony Ceramic sculpture associated with Yena yam-harvest ceremony (c. 1950) Awosobo Kwoma people, Awonow Teeki clan, Bangwis village, Washkuk Hills, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea earthenware, earth pigments 2001.441
Ancestor figure Ancestor figure (1950s) Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea wood, lime 1366-D4
Atingting Atingting (c. 1960) Ambrym Island, Vanuatu wood 1998.338
Tapa Tapa (c. 1960) Lake Sentani, West Papua natural pigment on bark O127-1979
Lime spatula Lime spatula (early 20th century) Massim people, Massim area, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea wood, lime O10-1979
Lime spatula Lime spatula (early 20th century) Massim people, Kiriwina Island, Trobriands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea wood, lime O2-1979
Lime spatula Lime spatula (early 20th century) Massim people, Trobriands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea wood O43-1979
Tapa Tapa (c. 1960) Lake Sentani, West Papua bark cloth, earth pigment O130-1979
Sabi mask Sabi mask (c. 1900) Iatmul people, Tambanum Village, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea wood, earth pigments 2003.275
Tapa cloth wrapping from god staff Tapa cloth wrapping from god staff (19th century) Rarotonga, Cook Islands Paper Mulberry bark, vegetable dyes 2000.274
Temar ne ari (Ancestor spirit) Temar ne ari (Ancestor spirit) (c. 1995) Lacon Raltarin people earth pigments and synthetic polymer paint, shell, pig tusk, feathers, spider web, fibre 2009.23