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Aboriginal style Bullroarer. prepper communication device. https://youtu.be/1tvreQ3hTvA https://youtu.be/3Kf_RYVt2XQ This sound travels a long way. The first one I made- my neighbor is about 250 yards away. As I was testing it he was running around his house thinking so...
Aboriginal style Bullroarer. prepper communication device
THIS AUCTION IS FOR AN EARLY BAMBOO DART QUIVER. THIS LOOKS TO HAVE AN OLD MUSEUM TAG NUMBER ON IT. THIS STANDS ABOUT 16-1/2" TALL. PLEASE LOOK AT MY OTHER AUCTIONS FOR MORE GREAT ESTATE FINDS.
*** Vintage Bamboo Dart Quiver ***
Up for sale is a rare 19th c Hispano Filipino santo representing Sta. Maria Magdalena or Mary Magdalene in kneeling position for a calvary scene. She has retained her original reverse painted glass eyes, human hair wig and her metal embroidered vestments. All fingers ar...
Antique 19th c Hispano-Filipino Maria Magdalena Santo Embroidered clothes creche
Untitled Document PLEASE VISIT MY OTHER AUCTIONS FOR ANTIQUE, VINTAGE OR COLLECTIBLE WEAPONS Scroll down for MANY pictures! Please give it some time, large files might take a while to load! You are bidding on an antique silver mounted RARE High Rank Katipunan dagger fro...
Vintage Philippines silver mounted RARE High Rank Katipunan dagger n kris barong
Yapese oyster-shell money with coconut sennit handle Micronesia Caroline Islands. In the island of Yap in Micronesia, these oyster-shell valuables (called “yar”) were used as forms of wealth, and ritually presented or exchanged in ceremonies such as dances, dowry paymen...
Yapese oyster-shell money with coconut sennit handle Micronesia Caroline Islands
Measures 28”H x 8”W. Very good condition. Part of the Marc Seidler collection that was acquired in the 1970’s while working as the manager of the Daru Hotel.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA CARVED MALE ANCESTOR FIGURE
Rare ceremonial sennit string bundle Micronesia. This round bundle of handmade coconut string is over 50 years old, weighs 2.5 lbs, and is 10” in height. The product of hundreds of hours of labor to husk the coconuts, remove and clean the inner husk fibers, and roll the...
Rare vintage ceremonial sennit string bundle Micronesia
Untitled Document PLEASE VISIT MY OTHER AUCTIONS FOR ANTIQUE, VINTAGE OR COLLECTIBLE WEAPONS Scroll down for MANY pictures! Please give it some time, large files might take a while to load! You are bidding on a vintage RARE Ifugao, Igorot PINAHIG knife/spear combination...
Vintage Philippines Luzon pinahig bolo knife spear RARE Moro kris barong LOOK
Good small vintage Oceanic Polynesian New Zealand Maori style carved hair comb Well made example - there are pieces of inlaid shell on either side - see images In good condition with a few dings & dents - some surface scuffs & scratches but no major damage or re...
GOOD SMALL VINTAGE OCEANIC POLYNESIAN NEW ZEALAND MAORI STYLE CARVED HAIR COMB
Untitled Document PLEASE VISIT MY OTHER AUCTIONS FOR ANTIQUE, VINTAGE OR COLLECTIBLE WEAPONS Scroll down for MANY pictures! Please give it some time, large files might take a while to load! You are bidding on a vintage talibon knife from the Philippines likely WWII era...
Vintage Philippines talibon knife WWII NICE Moro kris barong LOOK
Exceptional old Micronesian hand carved wooden squatting figure from Palau. This figure is carved from a single piece of dark hardwood with a beautiful grain pattern. Inset operculum shell eyes and dark finish really make this one stand out! Larger size figure stands 9...
AMAZING OLD MICRONESIAN SQUATTING FIGURE PALAU 9.5" OPERCULUM SHELL EYES TOBI
Fine carved designs with white lime infil decorate the top and mid section of this ritual/war club. Carved from a dark brown hardwood, this is another great club that was gifted to a serviceman for his help in the removal of dangerous landmines in the latter part of the...
PNG - SOLOMON ISLANDS - PADDLE SHAPED CLUB.
Nice Oceanic Papua New Guinea Collingwood Bay painted tapa bark cloth Well made piece - nice traditional designs - some wear & tear - see images In good condition with some wear & tear - there are a few holes in places - couple of patches on the back side - some...
NICE OCEANIC PAPUA NEW GUINEA WOVEN COLLINGWOOD BAY DECORATED TAPA BARK CLOTH NR
On offer is a genuine circa 1920s postcard featuring a Moro warrior holding his spear and three skulls. These warriors who were cannibals lived in the Philippines. The postcard is in very good unused condition. There are small wear marks on the corners as per the photos...
Vintage Head Hunter Cannibals Skulls Spear Philippines Moro Warrior 1920s
LARGE 45" PAPUA NEW GUINEA CARVED WOOD CANOE PROW SWORD ESTATE OF LARRY ORSACK LARGE 45" PAPUA NEW GUINEA CARVED WOOD CANOE PROW SWORD ESTATE OF LARRY ORSACK Click images to enlarge Description This Papua New Guinea carved wood piece of art was part of the Lar...
LARGE 45" PAPUA NEW GUINEA CARVED WOOD CANOE PROW SWORD ESTATE OF LARRY ORSACK
Old Pacific Islands Oceanic Tribal War Club from Tonga. Ex Baptist Mission Society Collection, Flinders Street, Adelaide. Missionaries would donate item they collected to the society from the late 1800's until about 1960. Nothing was added to this collection after 1960...
Old Pacific Islands Oceanic Tribal War Club Tonga
A well used hunting boomerang, that is quite short in length, possibly damaged but definitely valued, as the grip end has been reshaped. It was collected in the 1970's in the Northern Territory. Hardwood, adzed surface with some metal tool marks. Meas: 49cms.
ABORIGINAL - HUNTING BOOMERANG - NORTHERN TERRITORY.
These are four old Australian Aboriginal artifacts from the central desert collected by Stan Moriarty in the late 1940s-1960s. They all have his accession numbers on them with the shield having a particularly low one, A27. Two of the clubs, the older fluted ones, have c...
4 Australian Aboriginal Artifacts Ex-Collection of Stan Moriarty, Shield/Clubs
Rare Maori Canoe Paddle with paua shell, New Zealand. M/S ASTORIA. 1940 Dimensions: Length: 58 ½ inches. ( 149 cm) Width: 4 inches Depth: 1 inches Description: Fine dark brown canoe paddle with paua shell inlay. New Zealand, Maori people. A rare and fine old example. It...
Rare Maori Canoe Paddle with paua shell, New Zealand. M/S ASTORIA. 1940.
NOUMEA NEW CALEDONIA HAND CARVED WOOD FIGURE SCULPTURE 1920'S RARE TOURIST SCULPTURES FROM THE 1920'S SIGNED NOUMEA LOWER FRONT SEE PICS EACH MEASURES APPROX 12 1/2" TALL SOME SCRATCHES AND DINGS FROM TRAVEL THROUGHOUT THE YEARS. 1 WEIGHS 1 LB 9 Oz AND THE OTHER ON...
PAIR NOUMEA NEW CALEDONIA HAND CARVED WOOD FIGURES SCULPTURES 1920'S
Rare Antique Filipino Kalasag Bontoc Kalinga Warshield w/Reptile Motif VG Rattan.
Rare Antique Filipino Kalasag Bontoc Kalinga Warshield w/Reptile Motif VG Rattan
Massim Soul Boat Tribal Carving. Has a break/Crack on one edge of boat and has been repaired in the past, but repair has come undone. I have taped the part in place for a skillfull repairer to be able to fix. See photos.
Old Massim Soul Boat Tribal Carving
Lower Sepik River Imbaundo Village Spirit Mask - New Guinea. 14” tall. Made of carved wood. See photos for details.
Lower Sepik River Imbaundo Village Spirit Mask - New Guinea
Old Fijian Suva Carved Wooden Model Catamaran Drua Canoe Vintage Fiji Polynesian. Of unknown age. In good used condition, some of the outrigger stiching has come away. It measures approximately 23" long x 8" wide. Please study all images as they form a large p...
Old Fijian Suva Carved Wooden Model Catamaran Drua Canoe Vintage Fiji Polynesian
This rare 4 2/4 inch figure is carved from hardwood and has mother of pearl inset eyes with asphaltum or pitch pupils. The figure has a warm patina and is in great condition however the right foot has a chip as can be seen in the photos.Look carefully at all the photos,...
Antique Micronesia Caroline Islands Seated Ancestral Carved Wood Figure
This is a very old Tapa beater from the Cook Islands, known as 'Ike . It was manufactured in the late 18th - very early 19th century (1770s - 1820/30s). This specimens has numerous period age cracks, dents, chips here and there...... 3 sides are grooved; one side is smo...
Polynesian, Cook Islands, Tapa / Bark Cloth Beater .(circa 1770s - 1830s).
I've re-listed this very old and nice specimen - without its headdress. The headdress was not original to the piece. It looks much, much better in this original look. I'm also selling it at a discounted price. So here is your good opportunity to buy a GENUINE old piece,...
New Guinea Asmat Neck rest Headhunter's Ornament..circa (late 19th - early 20th)
TAONGA MAORI ART - A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY EXPRESSED THROUGH MAORI ART - TREASURES OF THE New Zealand MAORI PEOPLE - An exhibition from the collections of the National Museum of New Zealand in 1989. 163 artifacts catalogued in B&W as well as essays in full color. 100 pa...
TAONGA MAORI A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY EXPRESSED THROUGH MAORI ART 1989 New Zealand
Rare Sepik River turtle mask with human hair. M/S ASTORIA. 1940 Dimensions: Height: 8 ½ inches. Width: 6 ½ inches Depth: 3 inches. Description: Fine Sepik River ancestral mask composed of clay over snapping turtle shell. Adorned with shells and human hair. Painted with...
Rare Sepik River turtle mask with human hair. M/S ASTORIA. 1940. Must see.
Antique Filipino Moro Kampilan Good Condition Hand Forged Laminated Blade with Intact Prong that is Tightly Mounted into Hilt Well Carved Okir Wood Hilt w/Small Repair to Hairline ‘Aging’ Crack on the Guard & 2 Rows of 8@ Hair Plug Holes
Antique Filipino Moro Kampilan Good Condition w/Intact Prong & Drilled Pommel
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