Papua New Guinea Chieftan Ceremonial Tribal Breast Plate with mounted Bird of Paradise. Woven with seeds and yellow braided material, decorated with white fur, boar tusks and cassowary feathers. H 20 1/2" x W 9" without feathers

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An old Punu mask; Punu or related peoples, Gabon and Congo-Brazzaville; Ogowe River complex. The mask with high sugar-bun coif, and rounded female face with swollen eyes. The surface appears to have been stained in various colors of black and reds over its long period of traditional use. Fine aged surface. Provenance: A private NY collection. H. 12 1/2"

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Papua New Guinea Tribal Wood Shield board with raised figural and geometric decoration H 26" x W 11"

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African carved ceremonial Baule mask; Ivory Coast. Approx. 10"H x 5"W.

A Tall Floor Standing Bongo memorial figure;Sudan; 4'8". The large eroded figure made from African mahogany, with elongated body and small rounded head with inset aluminum eyes. Areas of burning, consistent with Bongo cultural traditions of farming that cause brush-fires that often burn the surfaces of the older figures in the field. Fine old surface. Rare and powerful. Provenance: A private NY collection. H. 56 1/2"

A fine and rare Lega face mask, D.R. Congo; The mask with simple features, the face deeply concave with raised eyes and mouth. Stylized coif at top. Fine old patina. Ex. Lawson Mooney, Director of Catholic Aid Agencies Zaire, Ken Adelman, Director of USAID Zaire, and former US Deputy ambassador to the UN. David Gelbard collection, NY H: 9"

Three Asmat tribal bone daggers; Papua New Guinea beaded and painted woven tops with fiber ornamentation. H 15" x W 2 3/4"

Papua New Guinea; large and detailed bas relief wood carving Kambot story board decoration. H 34" x W 14"

Papua New Guinea; Namu Tribe carved hardwood Garra figure with large painted red eyes and cassowary feathers and leather ornamentation. H 6 1/4" x W 2 3/4" without feathers. Chip to one heel.

Two Papua New Guinea; Asmat People Pacific Island carved shell nosepieces. H 3 1/2" x W 6"

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