Collectable Cultures Of Pacific Islands

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Large Tapas cloth Tonga / Fiji area early 70s
Large Tapas Cloth
Three 1950’s Hand Carved Micronesia Palau Storyboard One Signed Ngiraibuuch . These are in good vintage condition. There are a few flaws as they’re precious old pieces of historical art. One is signed Ngiraibuuchon. This was a prolific Palauan artist of the time. A coup...
Three 1950s Hand Carved Micronesia Palau Storyboard Artist Ngiraibuuch
Old Wooden PNG Mask - NEW GUINEA - Collected 1970's Older mask from Papua New Guinea, carved from a single piece of wood. Long, nose or beak. Nicely carved details throughout. Nice, old patina. Fine age cracks throughout. Missing proper right ear (old loss). Slight dete...
Old Wooden PNG Mask - NEW GUINEA - Collected 1970's
Beautiful hand carved figure. This piece has some surface wear and measures roughly 4" tall. The base has a chip to the wood as you can see from the pics. Please see all photos for details and feel free to ask any questions. Please keep in mind that the majority of...
Rare Palau Micronesia Squatting Figure Mother-of-Pearl Eyes Statue Hand carved
This is an early Fijian club (bowai), from the Fiji Islands, Polynesia. The cylindrical form broadens from the handle into the head; convex top, concave bottom. The handle, at the lower section, is encircled in a raised zigzag motif between linear forms and a band of tr...
EARLY POLYNESIAN FIJIAN FIJI BOWAI CLUB CARVED PROVENANCE
Beautiful hand carved figure. This piece has some surface wear and measures roughly 4.5" tall. Please see all photos for details and feel free to ask any questions. Please keep in mind that the majority of the items in my store are used, vintage or antique. I try t...
Rare Palau Micronesia Squatting Figure Mother-of-Pearl Eyes Statue Hand carved.
Old Dyak Bronze Charm Figure - INDONESIA - Early 20th Century Beautifully cast with nice, dark patina of age, dating from the 19th century, or earlier. Nicely detailed. Beautiful , varied patina of brown and dark red with areas of encrustation. Please examine photSos ca...
Old Dyak Bronze Charm Figure - INDONESIA - Early 20th Century
I had two antique Easter Island Moai kavakava figures from an old German collection, One sold. The one figure I have left has a collector plaque on it which reads: Tolomiro (von der Osterinsel) gekauft in Santiago de Chile am 25. 9.1969. This translates to Toromiro (fro...
Rare Toromiro 18" Easter Island Moai Kavakava ancestral figure with Provenance!
Here is a small dish, with a long handle, that's carved in the shape of a stingray, complete with the barb on its tail. One side is the dish and the other is the stingray. Made from gorgeous deep red wood with traditional incised designs. It is 11 1/8" long and the...
Vintage Carved Wood Stingray Dish, Trobriand Is, PNG
Here we have a large carved and painted beauty by Ngiraibuuch Skedong. This fantastic vintage storyboard was carved by Ngiraibuuch Skedong (born in 1917), one of Palau’s leading storyboard artists. Boards such as these are used to retell local stories and legends. Many...
Palua Carved Storyboard Signed Ngiraibuuch Skedong 4 Feet 6" Long
For Your Consideration... ITEM: ORIGINAL PALAU CARVED STORYBOARD SIZE: 18" x 6" CONDITION (Pristine, Excellent, Good, Poor): Good with Wire Hanger on Verso
PALAU STORY BOARD STORYBOARD Wooden Wood Carved Micronesia Tiki Pacific Artwork
This is a pig tally worn by men in the PNG Highlands. It is a modern rendition, 10 1/4" x 4", with a 22" necklace portion. It is made from sections of small bamboo and seeds called "Job's tears" on a string. I used to have an old one which was s...
PNG Highlands Pig Tally Chest Ornament, of Bamboo & Job's Tears
Large Papua New Guinea Sepik River Carved Wood Tribal Spirit Tiki Board A large Iatmul, Middle Sepik River tribal carved board with abstracted figures and designs. Dating from second half of 20th century. A later carving but a superb display object. Measures 89" ov...
Large Papua New Guinea Sepik River Carved Wood Tribal Spirit Tiki Board
Tongan Hand Painted Stenciled Paper Backed Home Decor God Bless Our Home 10'x12" Condition is used Ships USPS Priority Mail
Tongan Hand Painted Stenciled Paper Backed Art Island Culture 10'x12" Tonga
This beautiful tanoa is handmade by Thai craftsmen with Acacia wood, a sustainable medium hardwood grown in Thailand. The acacia wood is harvested from fallen trees or trees that are past their productive years The segmented pieces allow for complete drying of the wood...
Kava Bowl - 4 Gallon Dark Acacia Wood Tanoa
You have only to read up on Pitcairn Island to realize how difficult it is to get there as according to sources it has no airfield and no harbor. Yet here is a handmade signed by the artist basket and cover. Woven into the design are the words "Greetings Pitcairn I...
Rare Basket from Pitcairn Island
Beautiful hand carved paddle. This piece is a great size measuring 21.5" long. It has great detailing. There is some surface wear from age which is to be expected. Please see all pics for details and feel free to ask any questions. Please keep in mind that the majo...
VINTAGE MAORI TIKI HOE DANCE PADDLE HAND CARVED WOODEN NEW ZEALAND 21" long
For Your Consideration... ITEM: ORIGINAL PALAU CARVED STORYBOARD SIZE: 25" x 7.5" CONDITION (Pristine, Excellent, Good, Poor): Good with Wire Hanger on Verso
PALAU STORY BOARD STORYBOARD Wooden Wood Carved Micronesia Tiki Pacific Artwork
The crocodile is the totem of the Sepik River people as their symbol of strength and power, and they hold a belief in ancestral ties to the reptile. Crocodile heads are carved on the canoe prows and cut off when the canoe is no longer to be used. This head dates to the...
Papau New Guinea Sepik River Crocodile Canoe Prow
Up for sale is a Late 19th Century Wooden Ceremonial Staff with Flanged Head from the Solomon Islands! It measures 34 7/8" long. The piece is in excellent overall condition with minor signs of wear consistent with its age and use (scattered light surface wear; smal...
19th Century Wooden Ceremonial Staff with Flanged Head from the Solomon Islands
Contemporary coconut bowl (food container - ipu ehi) from the Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia. Detailed carvings, painted, and pyro engraved; measures 7 inches (18cm) in diameter at widest point, and 5 1/2 inches (14cm) in height. Not signed, we attribute this piece...
Carved Coconut Bowl (ipu ehi), Fatu Hiva, Marquesas Islands, Charles Seigel
Easter island mask He has a tear over his left eye Dimensions: 17 "x 8" x 1.5 " Weight: 0.8 lbs Island wood See my other items for a reference
Easter Island Mask
incredible vintage mask. This piece measures roughly 8" by 3.5" and has somes surface wear from age which should be expected. Please see all photos for details and feel free to ask any questions. Please keep in mind that the majority of the items in my store a...
NEW ZEALAND MAORI WARRIOR MASK KORURU TATTOOED VINTAGE HEAD WALL SCULPTURE MASK
VINTAGE HAND CARVED, PACIFIC ISLANDS,WOOD TIKI MASK..STOUT MOUNTINMG ON TAPA CLOTH COVERED BASE..CONDITION IS EXCELLENT..NO CHIPS, NO CRACKS, NO STAINS,NO ODORS..MASK MEASURES,24 INCH TALL,X,7 1/2 INCH WIDE..MADE OF HARDWOOD..SEE PICTURES FOR ACTUAL CONDITION. PAYMENT D...
Vintage Large,24 inch Carved Wood Tiki Mask Pacific Islander Figure,w/stand,
Polynesian functional art throughout the Pacific Islands, tapa is made from paper mulberry bark pounded into sheets and then stamped and dyed with indigenous plant dyes in a time and labor intensive millennia old process. Tapa is like a cross between cloth and paper. Th...
Vintage Polynesian Tapa Barkcloth Art from Tonga 44 x 53
Antique Papua New Guinea East Sepik River Tribal Mask Worn by Elders in Tambunam Village to depict ancestors in ceremonies. Wonderful coloring and details.detailing. Measures 17” x 9” My have some surface wear and chips from age.
Papua New Guinea East Sepik River Tambunam Village Elders Tribal Mask
Pacific Islands (Oceania) carved wooden war club, with chipped carved designs on both sides. Measures 23 1/2 inches (59.5cm) in length. Shows age-related wear and use, with nice patina on the handle (See pictures).NOTE: Check out our ebay store category: Ethnographic &a...
Pacific Islands, Oceania War Club, Chip-Carved Design Both Sides
Vintage American Samoa Kava Bowl 14 Legs. Measures approximately 10-1/4” diameter x 3-5/16” tall. One leg appears to have been repaired. Condition is Used. Shipped with USPS.
Vintage American Samoa Kava Bowl 14 Legs
Hand Carved Island Hardwood Large Squatting Figure with Mother-of-Pearl EyesCirca; Mid-20th CenturyCondition; Very Good: The surface has some scratches and abrasions but is otherwise intact.9 1/8 inches (23.3 cm) high x 5 1/2 inches (14 cm) wide x 2 inches (5,1 cm) deep...
A Rare Large Palau Micronesia Squatting Figure with Mother-of-Pearl Eyes 9 1/8"h
Asmat Tribe Irian Jaya New Guinea Tribal Shield. Condition is "Used". Shipped with UPS. Authentic hand made solid wood New Guinea Tribal Shield. The shield is hand carved, and adorned with tassels with some sort of dried plant that is put through both sides, a...
Asmat Tribe Irian Jaya New Guinea Tribal Shield
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