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Department: Oceania (79)
Department: Oceania (79)
Gorget (Rei Miro)
Pacific Islands, Polynesia, Rapa Nui (Easter Island)
1961.406CCCC0
Neck Pendant (Hei-tiki)
Pacific Islands, Polynesia, New Zealand, Māori people
1969.107CCCC0
Door Lintel (Pare)
Pacific Islands, Polynesia, New Zealand, Māori people
1962.350CCCC0
Pendant (Hei-tiki)
Polynesia, New Zealand, Maori people, 19th century
1954.147CCCC0
Treasure Box (Wakahuia)
Polynesia, New Zealand, Maori people, 19th century
1961.405CCCC0
Fishing Canoe Prow
Polynesia, New Zealand, Maori people, 19th century
1967.231CCCC0
Ceremonial Adze
Polynesia, Mangaia, Cook Islands, 19th century
1940.1078CCCC0
War Club ('U'u)
Polynesia, Marquesas Islands, early 19th Century
1963.255CCCC0
Hook Figure
Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, central Sepik River region, Arambak People, 20th century
1963.553©
Malagan Memorial Festival Pole
Melanesia, New Ireland, 19th century
1971.149CCCC0
War Shield
Melanesia, Irian Jaya, Asmat people, 20th century
1963.554©
Ancestral Tablet
Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Papuan Gulf, Era River region, 20th century
1963.555©
Short Club (Wahaika)
Polynesia, New Zealand, Maori people, mid-19th Century
1964.455CCCC0
Bowl
Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Huon Gulf, Tami Islands, 19th century
1965.322CCCC0
Dagger
Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Sepik River region, 19th century
1969.139CCCC0
Stilt Footrest
Polynesia, Marquesas Islands, 19th century
1970.114CCCC0
Suspension Hook
Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Sepik River region, 20th century
1970.21©
Ancestral Figure
Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Sepik River region, 19th century
1971.150CCCC0
Male Ancestor Figure
Melanesia, Central New Ireland, Namatani District, 20th century
1971.151CCCC0
Tapa Cloth Beater (l'e kuku)
Polynesia, Hawaii, 20th century
1971.152CCCC0
Lime Spatula
Melanesia, New Guinea, Massim Area, Trobriand Islands, 20th century
1971.153CCCC0
Spirit-Board
Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Papuan Gulf, Elema District, 20th century
1971.154CCCC0
Club
Melanesia, New Guinea, Massim Area, Trobriand Islands, 20th century
1971.155CCCC0
Grade Society Figure
Melanesia, Ambrym, Vanuatu (New Hebrides), 20th century
1971.272©
Kangaroo
Australia, Western Arnhem Land, 20th century
1982.113CCCC0
Club
Polynesia, Fiji Islands, 18th-19th Century
1990.71CCCC0
Ceremonial Paddle
Polynesia, Ra'ivavae, Austral Islands, 19th century
1940.1079CCCC0
Canoe Splashboard
Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Massim Area, Trobriand Islands, 19th century
1966.130CCCC0
Ceremonial Paddle
Polynesia, Ra'ivavae, Austral Islands, 18th-19th Century
1977.29CCCC0
Yam Mask
Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Abelam People, 20th century
1998.84CCCC0
Carved Bowl
Melanesia, New Guinea, Abelam people, late 20th century
1999.10©
Carved Bowl
New Guinea, Abelman, late 20th century
1999.11©
Sword
Indonesia, Sulawesi (Celebes)
1916.1012CCCC0
Dagger
Philippines
1916.1013CCCC0
Box
Philippines
1916.1023CCCC0
Pair of Earrings
probably Malacian or South Sea Islands
1916.435CCCC0
Sword
Philippines
1916.715CCCC0
Sword (Barong)
Philippines
1916.729CCCC0
Sword (Barong)
Philippines
1916.730CCCC0
Sword (Kris)
Philippines
1916.744CCCC0
Knife
Philippines
1916.745CCCC0
Dagger
Indonesia, Sulawesi (Celebes)
1916.747CCCC0
Sword (Kris)
Philippines
1916.748CCCC0
Sword
Indonesia, Sulawesi (Celebes)
1916.749CCCC0
Sword (Kris)
Philippines
1916.750CCCC0
Sword (Kampilan)
Philippines
1916.752CCCC0
Sword (Barong)
Philippines
1916.754CCCC0
Scabbard
Philippines
1916.766CCCC0
Scabbard
Philippines
1916.767CCCC0
Scabbard
Philippines
1916.768CCCC0
Scabbard
Philippines
1916.769CCCC0
Scabbard
Philippines
1916.770CCCC0
Scabbard
Philippines
1916.771CCCC0
Scabbard
Philippines
1916.772CCCC0
Corselet and Helmut
Philippines, Mindanao
1916.904CCCC0
Sword (Barong)
Philippines
1918.644CCCC0
Sword (Kris)
Philippines
1918.649CCCC0
Sword (Kris)
Philippines
1918.654CCCC0
Sword
Indonesia, Sulawesi (Celebes)
1918.655CCCC0
Sword
Indonesia, Sulawesi (Celebes)
1918.657CCCC0
Sword
Indonesia, Sulawesi (Celebes)
1918.659CCCC0
Arrow
Philippines
1922.19CCCC0
Arrow
Philippines
1922.20CCCC0
Arrow
Philippines
1922.21CCCC0
Arrow
Philippines
1922.22CCCC0
Arrow
Philippines
1922.23CCCC0
Arrow
Philippines
1922.24CCCC0
Arrow
Philippines
1922.25CCCC0
Spear
Philippines
1922.26CCCC0
Barbed Spear
Philippines
1922.27CCCC0
Axe
Philippines
1922.28CCCC0
Head Axe
Philippines
1922.29CCCC0
Bow
Philippines
1922.32CCCC0
Bow
Philippines
1922.33CCCC0
Spear
South Sea Islands
1922.35CCCC0
Spoon
Indonesia, Philippines, Luzon, Igorot people, 20th century
1946.422©
Pestle
West Indies, Arawak (?), 15th century
1959.183CCCC0
Dagger
New Guinea, Sepik River Region, 20th century
1992.366CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Gorget (Rei Miro)
Pacific Islands, Polynesia, Rapa Nui (Easter Island)
1961.406woodOverall: 30.8 x 69.8 cm (12 1/8 x 27 1/2 in.)The Mary Spedding Milliken Memorial Collection, Gift of William Mathewson MillikenCCCC0
Neck Pendant (Hei-tiki)
Pacific Islands, Polynesia, New Zealand, Māori people
1969.107Greenstone (pounamu) (nephrite?)Overall: 16.9 x 10.2 cm (6 5/8 x 4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James B. Wadhams in memory of Miss Helen HumphreysCCCC0
Door Lintel (Pare)
Pacific Islands, Polynesia, New Zealand, Māori people
1962.350wood, pigmentOverall: 35 x 75.6 cm (13 3/4 x 29 3/4 in.)The Mary Spedding Milliken Memorial Collection, Gift of William Mathewson MillikenCCCC0
Pendant (Hei-tiki)
Polynesia, New Zealand, Maori people, 19th century
1954.147nephrite (greenstone)Overall: 11.2 x 5.5 cm (4 7/16 x 2 3/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Treasure Box (Wakahuia)
Polynesia, New Zealand, Maori people, 19th century
1961.405wood with abalone shellOverall: 17.2 cm (6 3/4 in.)The Mary Spedding Milliken Memorial Collection, Gift of William Mathewson MillikenCCCC0
Fishing Canoe Prow
Polynesia, New Zealand, Maori people, 19th century
1967.231wood with haliotis (pearl) shell inlayOverall: 35.3 cm (13 7/8 in.)The Mary Spedding Milliken Memorial Collection, Gift of William Mathewson MillikenCCCC0
Ceremonial Adze
Polynesia, Mangaia, Cook Islands, 19th century
1940.1078wood, stone, fiberOverall: 10.2 cm (4 in.); Blade: 9.3 x 3.6 cm (3 11/16 x 1 7/16 in.)Gift of Richard InglisCCCC0
War Club ('U'u)
Polynesia, Marquesas Islands, early 19th Century
1963.255stained ironwoodOverall: 148.2 x 19.8 x 11.2 cm (58 3/8 x 7 13/16 x 4 7/16 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Hook Figure
Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, central Sepik River region, Arambak People, 20th century
1963.553painted wood and cowrie shellOverall: 207 x 6.4 cm (81 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)Gift of Edgar A. Hahn©
Malagan Memorial Festival Pole
Melanesia, New Ireland, 19th century
1971.149painted wood, sea snail operculaOverall: 92.7 cm (36 1/2 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas MunroCCCC0
War Shield
Melanesia, Irian Jaya, Asmat people, 20th century
1963.554painted woodOverall: 176.5 x 60.3 x 7 cm (69 1/2 x 23 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)Gift of The May Company, Cleveland©
Ancestral Tablet
Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Papuan Gulf, Era River region, 20th century
1963.555painted woodOverall: 126.7 x 20.3 cm (49 7/8 x 8 in.)Gift of The May Company, Cleveland©
Short Club (Wahaika)
Polynesia, New Zealand, Maori people, mid-19th Century
1964.455woodOverall: 35.6 cm (14 in.)The Mary Spedding Milliken Memorial Collection, Gift of William Mathewson MillikenCCCC0
Bowl
Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Huon Gulf, Tami Islands, 19th century
1965.322painted woodOverall: 9.9 x 40.3 x 17.4 cm (3 7/8 x 15 7/8 x 6 7/8 in.)The Mary Spedding Milliken Memorial Collection, Gift of William Mathewson MillikenCCCC0
Dagger
Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Sepik River region, 19th century
1969.139cassowary boneOverall: 33.6 x 4.6 cm (13 1/4 x 1 13/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Charles E. RosemanCCCC0
Stilt Footrest
Polynesia, Marquesas Islands, 19th century
1970.114woodOverall: 40 x 7.7 x 11.8 cm (15 3/4 x 3 1/16 x 4 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. KlejmanCCCC0
Suspension Hook
Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Sepik River region, 20th century
1970.21painted woodOverall: 56.5 cm (22 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Ancestral Figure
Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Sepik River region, 19th century
1971.150painted wood with fiber and tapa clothOverall: 105.4 x 12.2 x 12.8 cm (41 1/2 x 4 13/16 x 5 1/16 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas MunroCCCC0
Male Ancestor Figure
Melanesia, Central New Ireland, Namatani District, 20th century
1971.151limestoneOverall: 28 cm (11 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas MunroCCCC0
Tapa Cloth Beater (l'e kuku)
Polynesia, Hawaii, 20th century
1971.152woodOverall: 38.7 cm (15 1/4 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas MunroCCCC0
Lime Spatula
Melanesia, New Guinea, Massim Area, Trobriand Islands, 20th century
1971.153woodOverall: 32.7 cm (12 7/8 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas MunroCCCC0
Spirit-Board
Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Papuan Gulf, Elema District, 20th century
1971.154painted woodOverall: 123.2 cm (48 1/2 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas MunroCCCC0
Club
Melanesia, New Guinea, Massim Area, Trobriand Islands, 20th century
1971.155woodOverall: 143.5 cm (56 1/2 in.)Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas MunroCCCC0
Grade Society Figure
Melanesia, Ambrym, Vanuatu (New Hebrides), 20th century
1971.272fernwoodOverall: 210.9 cm (83 1/16 in.)Gift of Herbert Baker©
Kangaroo
Australia, Western Arnhem Land, 20th century
1982.113tempera on barkOverall: 100 x 54 cm (39 3/8 x 21 1/4 in.)Gift of Annette Mathias and ChildrenCCCC0
Club
Polynesia, Fiji Islands, 18th-19th Century
1990.71woodOverall: 23.2 cm (9 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ceremonial Paddle
Polynesia, Ra'ivavae, Austral Islands, 19th century
1940.1079woodOverall: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)Gift of Richard InglisCCCC0
Canoe Splashboard
Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Massim Area, Trobriand Islands, 19th century
1966.130woodOverall: 58.7 x 81.9 cm (23 1/8 x 32 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. KlejmanCCCC0
Ceremonial Paddle
Polynesia, Ra'ivavae, Austral Islands, 18th-19th Century
1977.29woodOverall: 115 x 24.7 cm (45 1/4 x 9 3/4 in.)Bequest of Robert W. Mettner by exchangeCCCC0
Yam Mask
Melanesia, Papua New Guinea, Abelam People, 20th century
1998.84pigment, basketryOverall: 47.3 x 44.3 x 14.7 cm (18 5/8 x 17 7/16 x 5 13/16 in.)Gift of Nathaniel Sloane in memory of Rose WhiteCCCC0
Carved Bowl
Melanesia, New Guinea, Abelam people, late 20th century
1999.10earthenware with mineral pigmentsDiameter: 29 cm (11 7/16 in.); Overall: 12.6 cm (4 15/16 in.)John L. Severance Fund©
Carved Bowl
New Guinea, Abelman, late 20th century
1999.11earthenware with mineral pigmentsDiameter: 28.4 cm (11 3/16 in.); Overall: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)John L. Severance Fund©
Sword
Indonesia, Sulawesi (Celebes)
1916.1012Overall: 54.3 cm (21 3/8 in.); Blade: 42.4 cm (16 11/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Dagger
Philippines
1916.1013Overall: 29.1 cm (11 7/16 in.); Blade: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Box
Philippines
1916.1023Average: 7.4 cm (2 15/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Pair of Earrings
probably Malacian or South Sea Islands
1916.435mother-of-pearlOverall: 3 x 3 cm (1 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sword
Philippines
1916.715Overall: 70.2 cm (27 5/8 in.); Blade: 56.9 cm (22 3/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sword (Barong)
Philippines
1916.729Overall: 65.5 cm (25 13/16 in.); Blade: 42.2 cm (16 5/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sword (Barong)
Philippines
1916.730Overall: 68.3 cm (26 7/8 in.); Blade: 45.5 cm (17 15/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sword (Kris)
Philippines
1916.744Overall: 79.8 cm (31 7/16 in.); Blade: 60.4 cm (23 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Knife
Philippines
1916.745Blade: 47.3 cm (18 5/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Dagger
Indonesia, Sulawesi (Celebes)
1916.747Overall: 50.8 cm (20 in.); Blade: 38.8 cm (15 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sword (Kris)
Philippines
1916.748Overall: 71.9 cm (28 5/16 in.); Blade: 57.2 cm (22 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sword
Indonesia, Sulawesi (Celebes)
1916.749Overall: 66.4 cm (26 1/8 in.); Blade: 52.1 cm (20 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sword (Kris)
Philippines
1916.750Overall: 71.8 cm (28 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sword (Kris) and Scabbard
Philippines
1916.751Overall: 71.3 x 11.1 x 3.2 cm (28 1/16 x 4 3/8 x 1 1/4 in.); Scabbard: 56.1 x 5.1 x 1.8 cm (22 1/16 x 2 x 11/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sword (Kampilan)
Philippines
1916.752Overall: 95.3 cm (37 1/2 in.); Blade: 71.6 cm (28 3/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sword (Barong)
Philippines
1916.754Overall: 64.2 cm (25 1/4 in.); Blade: 42 cm (16 9/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Scabbard
Philippines
1916.766Overall: 49.3 cm (19 7/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Scabbard
Philippines
1916.767Overall: 41 cm (16 1/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Scabbard
Philippines
1916.768Overall: 44.8 cm (17 5/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Scabbard
Philippines
1916.769Overall: 46.7 cm (18 3/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Scabbard
Philippines
1916.770Overall: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Scabbard
Philippines
1916.771Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Scabbard
Philippines
1916.772Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Corselet and Helmut
Philippines, Mindanao
1916.904Average: 80.6 cm (31 3/4 in.)Gift of Mrs. Francis F. PrentissCCCC0
Sword (Barong)
Philippines
1918.644Overall: 59.8 cm (23 9/16 in.); Blade: 38.1 cm (15 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sword (Kris)
Philippines
1918.649Overall: 61 cm (24 in.); Blade: 49 cm (19 5/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sword (Kris)
Philippines
1918.654Overall: 69.9 cm (27 1/2 in.); Blade: 54.3 cm (21 3/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sword
Indonesia, Sulawesi (Celebes)
1918.655Overall: 58.5 cm (23 1/16 in.); Blade: 45.8 cm (18 1/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sword
Indonesia, Sulawesi (Celebes)
1918.657Overall: 58.5 cm (23 1/16 in.); Blade: 46.4 cm (18 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sword
Indonesia, Sulawesi (Celebes)
1918.659Overall: 68.6 cm (27 in.); Blade: 50.8 cm (20 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Arrow
Philippines
1922.19reed shaft, iron tip attached with strips of bambooAverage: 102.9 cm (40 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. DonaheyCCCC0
Arrow
Philippines
1922.20reed shaft with metal tipAverage: 90.9 cm (35 13/16 in.)Gift of J. H. DonaheyCCCC0
Arrow
Philippines
1922.21bamboo shaft, wood tipAverage: 104.1 cm (41 in.)Gift of J. H. DonaheyCCCC0
Arrow
Philippines
1922.22wood shaftAverage: 91.5 cm (36 in.)Gift of J. H. DonaheyCCCC0
Arrow
Philippines
1922.23reed shaft, wood tipAverage: 85.1 cm (33 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. DonaheyCCCC0
Arrow
Philippines
1922.24reed shaft, metal tipAverage: 104.1 cm (41 in.)Gift of J. H. DonaheyCCCC0
Arrow
Philippines
1922.25bamboo shaft, wood tipAverage: 104.1 cm (41 in.)Gift of J. H. DonaheyCCCC0
Spear
Philippines
1922.26Overall: 96.6 cm (38 1/16 in.); Blade: 25.5 cm (10 1/16 in.)Gift of J. H. DonaheyCCCC0
Barbed Spear
Philippines
1922.27Overall: 172.7 cm (68 in.); Blade: 35 cm (13 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. DonaheyCCCC0
Axe
Philippines
1922.28Blade: 20.4 x 21.6 cm (8 1/16 x 8 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. DonaheyCCCC0
Head Axe
Philippines
1922.29Handle: 45.2 cm (17 13/16 in.); Blade: 29.3 x 10.8 cm (11 9/16 x 4 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. DonaheyCCCC0
Bow
Philippines
1922.32woodAverage: 180.4 cm (71 in.)Gift of J. H. DonaheyCCCC0
Bow
Philippines
1922.33woodAverage: 190.6 cm (75 1/16 in.)Gift of J. H. DonaheyCCCC0
Spear
South Sea Islands
1922.35Overall: 167.7 cm (66 in.); Top: 18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)Gift of J. H. DonaheyCCCC0
Spoon
Indonesia, Philippines, Luzon, Igorot people, 20th century
1946.422woodOverall: 31.7 cm (12 1/2 in.)Gift of Mrs. Malcolm L. McBride©
Pestle
West Indies, Arawak (?), 15th century
1959.183stoneOverall: 14.4 cm (5 11/16 in.); Diameter of base: 9.3 cm (3 11/16 in.)Gift of William Ellery GreeneCCCC0
Dagger
New Guinea, Sepik River Region, 20th century
1992.366cassowary boneOverall: 31.2 x 4.8 x 4.9 cm (12 5/16 x 1 7/8 x 1 15/16 in.)Gift of Al Schroeder and his grandchildrenCCCC0