Pacific Art

 (762 works)

Img Title Date Artist Medium Acc #
Water drum, Urungwal Water drum, Urungwal (early 20th century) Abelam people, Maprik, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea wood O1-1978
Wealth spatula Wealth spatula (early 20th century) Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea wood, shell, fibre, lime 2008.70
Yena ceremonial sculpture named Diyigu Yena ceremonial sculpture named Diyigu (c. 1900-1910) Father of Kawumija Kwoma people, Tokogwiyisheebi (tribe), Tongwinjamb village, Washkuk Hills, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea wood, earth pigments, plant extracts 2001.434
Nggwalandu Nggwalandu (late 19th century) Abelam people, Kalelw hamlet of Kwimbu Village, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea pigments on wood 1332-D5
Bowl Bowl (early 20th century) Sepik River, Papua New Guinea wood, charcoal D149-1971
Lime spatula Lime spatula (early 20th century) Massim people, Massim area, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea wood, lime O7-1979
Lime spatula Lime spatula (early 20th century) Massim people, Massim area, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea wood, lime O11-1979
Ancestor figure Ancestor figure (1950s) Massim people, Woodlark Island, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea wood, lime 1364-D4
Mask Mask (20th century) Biwat people, Yuat River, Lower Sepik River, Papua New Guinea wood, earth pigments, cassowary feathers D155-1971
Bowl Bowl (1950s) Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea wood, lime, mother-of-pearl 1368-D4
Spatula / Clapper Spatula / Clapper (early 20th century) Massim people, Massim area, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea ebony, lime O12-1979
Costume mask Costume mask (mid 19th century) Kanak people, Central Grande Terre Island, New Caledonia Paperbark (Meleleuca sp.), human hair, feathers, fibre, rattan, seeds, resin, natural pigment 2009.601
Pig Pig (early 20th century) Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea wood, lime ETH20-1973
Lime spatula Lime spatula (early 20th century) Mutuaga Massim people, Massim area, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea ebony, lime O13-1979
Seated figure Seated figure (1950s) Massim people, Woodlark Island, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea wood, lime 1362-D4
Alor mask Alor mask (1970s) Tolai people, East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea synthetic polymer paint on wood, fibre, feather, cane, polyester and cotton, plant roots 2005.389.a-b
A crucifixion A crucifixion 2012 Reuben PATERSON Maori people, Ngati Rangitihi/Ngai Tuhoe, New Zealand glitter and synthetic polymer paint on canvas 2012.335
Bowl Bowl (early 20th century) Sepik River, Papua New Guinea charcoal, wood D148-1971
Dagger Dagger (20th century) Massim people, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea; Massim people, Trobriands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea ebony, lime O64-1979
Atingting Atingting (c. 1960) Ambrym Island, Vanuatu wood 1998.338