Northern New Ireland, Bismarck Archipelago, Melanesia Wood (Alstonia scholaris), operculas (Turbo Petholatus), beeswax, lime, and pigments. H. 51cm; l .: 18cm Provenance: Former collection of surrealist Adolf Hoffmeister (1902-1973), Czech Republic
Tolai population, Blanche Bay, Gazelle Peninsula, New Britain, Bismarck Archipelago, Melanesia, Wood, pearls and pigments, Height: 27 cm, Provenance: Old Roger Vivier collection (1907-1998), Paris.
Elema population, Gulf of Papua, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia Wood, tapa and pigments H.: 24.5 cm Provenance: Collected by an Australian Naval Officer in 1914