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Papua New Guinea ~ East Sepik (province) ~ Ambunti (district) ~ Chambri (sub-district) ~ Kabriman (village) | An armband given to young Kapirman boys after they have completed their initiation ceremony as a symbol of their new status as men | Tortoise shell, vegetable fiber and natural pigments | ca. mid 20th century

Stylistic area of ​​the lower Sepik. (New Guinea) Important mask eyed joining at the root of a large nose down in the mouth slit along the classic shape of a bird's beak. Important remnants of red and black pigments, the back door an old label "The Corneur - Roudillon." Bois.h.: 53 cm

Area stylistic average Sepik. (New Guinea) Old and beautiful mask panel depicting a character with a prominent nose in the center of a flat surface under the forehead very slightly raised. The eyes are represented by inlaid pieces of mother of pearl, and curvilinear motifs ocher and black background generally come face painted white. Is probably due in Iatmul or a neighboring people, beautiful patina. Bois.h.: 47 cm

Painting from a Ceremonial House Ceiling, Papua New Guinea, Upper Sepik River

Face Mask, Melanesia, Papua New Guinea. New-Mecklemburg Archipelago, Duke of York Islands