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Antique Scrimshaw Papua Indonesia Buffalo Medicine Container that measures 6 1/2 inches by 1 1/4 inches. This item is missing it's stopper.
Antique Scrimshaw Papua Indonesia Buffalo Medicine Container
REPRESENTATIVE FIGURE OF ISLAND OF EASTER WOODCARVING CALL, PAOA - figure of great weight its wood, with a height of 41 cm .. bone eyes and central part of obsidian.It is said these figures carved in wood, were used as weapons in tribal wars of the ancient islanders, th...
 REPRESENTATIVE FIGURE OF ISLAND EASTER WOODCARVING . MOAI TANGATA
Antique Rare Filipino Moro Barong w/Forged Shandigan Blade & Matched Scabbard. Shipped with Standard Shipping.
Antique Rare Filipino Moro Barong w/Forged Shandigan Blade & Matched Scabbard
Vanuatu Wooden War Club, Melanesia, wood, South Pacific, fijian, samoan, tongan. Shipped with USPS Priority Mail.
Vanuatu Wooden War Club, Melanesia, wood, South Pacific, fijian, samoan, tongan
Kris Sapokala Bugis Dagger. Shipped with USPS Priority Mail. I am using my pictures to do all the talking. Because I do not know a thing about daggers. The handle has come off. I believe there is a crack in the handle. Please see last picture.Please look at pictures car...
Kris Sapokala Bugis Dagger
VG PHILIPPINE MORO KRIS w/KAKATAU HILT, SILVER FERRULE & CLAMP 11 WAVE LAMELLAR DAMASCUS BLADE
VG PHILIPPINE MORO KRIS w/KAKATAU HILT & SILVER CLAMP w/LAMELLAR DAMASCUS BLADE
Here's a Mwai mask, used in male initiations and in preparations for raids and battle, from the Iatmul speaking village of Palembai on the middle Sepik River in Papua New Guinea. This is not old. I bought it from New Guinea Primitive Arts in the Dymocks Building on Geor...
Iatmul Mwai Mask, Palembai Village, Sepik R., Papua New Guinea
Description: A pair of Massim dance paddles collected mid 20th century. Measurements: 45 x 14 cm each. Weight: 800 g. Condition: Good condition – please check the photos. I am always happy to combine items for cheaper postage. If you buy multiple lots, please wait for m...
Pair of Vintage Massim, Papua New Guinea, Trobriand Island Dance Paddles Club
RARE EARLY 20TH C PHILIPPINE MORO DATU KRIS w/FINE SILVER POMMEL, BANDS & HILT LARGE 15 WAVE LAMELLAR PATTERN DAMASCUS BLADE GOOD TO VG CONDITION
RARE EARLY 20TH C PHILIPPINE MORO DATU KRIS w/FINE SILVER HILT LAMELLAR DAMASCUS
Description: A collection of Aboriginal stone artifacts and a metal spearpoint. Collected on a property in the Kimberley region of Western Australia in the 1950’s. Measurements: see 10 cm scale in photos. Weight: 700 g. Condition: Good condition – please check the photo...
Collection of 9 Old Kimberley Aboriginal Stone Artefacts Axe, Metal Spear Point
Antique 19th C Filipino Bontoc Kalinga Igorot Headhunter Axe w/Iron Ferrule N. Philippines
Antique 1900 Bontoc Igorot Kalinga Headhunter Axe w/Iron Ferrule
VINTAGE MAORI WOODEN CARVED TIKI WAKA CANOE BAILER FULLY INCISED PUA SHELL EYES Tata (Waka Bailer), extremely well balanced example in the minimalistic early form, the base extends and terminates with tiki figure, emphasized with fully incised almond-shaped eyes, perfor...
VINTAGE MAORI WOODEN CARVED TIKI WAKA CANOE BAILER FULLY INCISED PUA SHELL EYES
In excellent condition here is an antique Mei mask crafted by the Iatmul people of Papua, New Guniea...from the middle Sepik River area though I cannot say specifically what village this originated from? Found at the estate of a world traveler in the 1960's when this pr...
antique IATMUL MEI MALE MASK MIDDLE SEPIK RIVER PAPUA NEW GUINEA
Huge and unique old Micronesian hand carved wooden squatting figure from Tobi Island, Palau. This figure is carved from a single piece of hardwood with inset iridescent shell eyes. Figure measures 13 1/4" tall x 4 3/4" wide x 5 1/2" deep. Unusual open arm...
HUGE UNUSUAL OLD MICRONESIAN SQUATTING FIGURE PALAU TOBI ISLANDS SHELL EYES 13"
I would like to offer for sale nice Aboriginal bullroarer with incised decoration and white and ochre pigment,acacia wood . 29 cm long, 8 cm cm wide at widest part, 0.165 kg Thank you .
Great Aboriginal bullroarer with incised decoration and white and ochre pigment
Spirit Board (Gope) early 20th century30.5''X 7.25''
Spirit Board (Gope) early 20th century
Description This is a classic sword of the Moro people of the southern Philippines and of the Sulu Sea area called a kris. The classic Moro kris is based heavily on the Indonesian keris but is distinctlylarger and made purposefully for fighting. The kris has always been...
RARE EARLY 20TH C. PHILIPPINE MORO DATU'S KRIS SWORD ~ FINE TWISTCORE DAMASCUS B
Pacific Islands/ Oceania/ 200 Year Old Great Design & Detail, Carved Wood Spoon Fully Detailed On Both Sides Front And Back . 9 1/2 Inches Long & Just Under 2 1/2 Inches Wide At Spoon And 1 3/4 Inches At Bottom Of The Neck. In Very Good Condition.
Pacific Islands/ Oceania/ 200 Year Old Great Design & Carving Wood Spoon
Antique Oceanic Sali War Club FIJIAN FIJI ISLAND Pacific Rim Weapon TRIBAL CEREMONIAL Highly Carved Wood Entired Surface Covered Traditional Geometric Decorations Zig Zags Dots Squares Wide Checker Club Head Pronounced Spur Cutting Edge Impressive Display Weapon Solid W...
Antique Sali War Club FIJIAN FIJI TRIBAL Highly Detailed Carved Dense Wood 20thc
Antique Very Old 1700-1800’s Philippine Moro Malay Kris Kalis Sundang w/Wooden Scabbard Rare w/Small Sized Blade & an Older Specimen Shows Linear Lamination Pattern Weld Scabbard Mouth was *Semi-Permanently Repaired (*in-house with an unmatched part broken from anot...
Antique RARE Very Old 1700-1800’s Philippine Moro Malay Kris Sundang w/Scabbard
This is from the estate of a Naval veteran and ophthalmologist who hobbied as a gunsmith. We will be selling many more parts and pieces out of the estate in future auctions.
Solomon Islands New Guinea tribal art spade shaped oceanic Fiji war club
NO OFFERS ARE BEING EXCEPTED ON THIS ITEM, THANKING YOU LISTED IS ANTIQUE ORIGINAL CARVED ABORIGINAL BOOMERANG IT IS A STUNNING PIECE MEASURING APROX 23.5" INCHES FROM POINT TO POINT ACROSS AND 2.5" INCHES AT ITS WIDEST POINT, IT IS IN GOOD ORDER FOR ITS AGE A...
ABORIGINAL BOOMERANG CARVED ORIGINAL
A very good old Kanak war club circa mid/late 19th century - 1860s/80s. The typical nice caramel brown hue of wood and good patina! Unusual ...atypical.. bulged handle - which makes this piece a very unique/rare specimen. The usual old age related dents, chips, scratche...
New Caledonia Kanak Warrior's Club ...(c. mid/late 19th century)
Here is a nice and rare Maori Taiaha...manufactured pre-mid 19th cent...around 1830s - 50s. What makes this specimen special is the wooden collar, which would've had hawk feather and/or Kuri dog hair tassels...... minute remnants of the extinct Kuri's fur....still on th...
Maori Taiaha w/ collar ...pre - mid 19th cent (1820 - 50s)
Antique Filipino Moro Kampilan w/a lite Waved Linear Lamination Pattern Weld Good blade with some oxidation over visible pattern weld has a small 1/3” of tip broken off Some age related wood loss at tip of pommel and on the guard Recent hemp cord rewrap on hilt handle
Antique Filipino Moro Kampilan w/a lite Waved Linear Lamination Pattern Weld
This is a beautiful and old Easter Island Moai Kavakava wood figure made for the early 20th century curio market. These good early 20th cent curio pieces are becoming quite collectible! The gifted indigenous Easter Island creator of this specimen must've been an immedia...
Easter Island Moai Kavakava Ancestor Figure (circa 1910 - 20s).
This is the second Taiaha I am selling, this one is of slightly later manufacture period.... mid/late 19th century (1870s - 80s). This one has a darker look - owing to the natural dark wood itself, surface staining finish and the subsequent application of varnish (a com...
Polynesian Maori Taiaha #2 ......(circa 1870s - 80s)
Antique coco de mer mounted on a wooden plaque. Dimensions: Plaque Length 11" x Width 9" x Depth 5/8". Nut Length 8 1/4" x Width 7 3/4" x Depth 4 1/2". Total Depth with Plaque approximately 5". Weight: 4 lbs. 1.8 oz. Condition: Very go...
Antique Vintage Nautical Tiki Coco De Mer Palm Tree Nut Seed Specimen Sculpture
Tribal Art Indonesia, Carved wood Child Carrier,16'' tall,14.5'' wide;Excellent condition;
Tribal art Indonesia, a Dayak Kalimantan Ba', baby child carrier of carved wood
Description Keris from Bali are considered some of the finest among the Indonesian archipelago. As Bali is a Hindu society, the influences on the keris have survived the Islamicization of form and design found elsewhere in the region, with some exceptions. As aresult, B...
BEAUTIFUL INDONESIAN BALI KERIS DAGGER ~ FIRST HALF OF 20TH C.
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