October 16, 2019 | Karel Weener
 
Korwar, Biak Island, Cenderawasih Bay, Western New Guinea. Wood. H: 33.5 cm. Private collection, The Netherlands. Photo © Jan van Esch. Its label reads: “Korwar Z. Kust Biak.”

Korwar, Biak Island, Cenderawasih Bay, Western New Guinea. Wood. H: 33.5 cm. Private collection, The Netherlands. Photo © Jan van Esch. Its label reads: “Korwar Z. Kust Biak.”

 
 
October 14, 2019 | Rio Helmi
 
The rider designated to open the Pasola ritual battle on horseback in Wanokaka, West Sumba, rides across the beach, before the whole battle gets moved inland. © Rio Helmi

The rider designated to open the Pasola ritual battle on horseback in Wanokaka, West Sumba, rides across the beach, before the whole battle gets moved inland.
© Rio Helmi

 
 
October 11, 2019 | Editorial Team
 
October 8, 2019 | Editorial Team
 
Ceremonial Stone Seat |  Osa-Osa  | Nias © de Young | Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Ceremonial Stone Seat | Osa-Osa | Nias
© de Young | Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

 
 
September 25, 2019 | Editorial Team
 
Masque de danse. Géographie Asie / Asie du sud-est / Indonésie / Papouasie / Irian Jaya Barat (province) / Cenderawasih (baie). Culture Océanie / Kurudu. Date: début du 20e siècle. Matériaux et techniques Bois, pigments. Dimensions et poids 23,5 x 24 x 12 cm. Numéro d'inventaire 70.2009.65.1 © musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac

Masque de danse. Géographie Asie / Asie du sud-est / Indonésie / Papouasie / Irian Jaya Barat (province) / Cenderawasih (baie). Culture Océanie / Kurudu. Date: début du 20e siècle. Matériaux et techniques Bois, pigments. Dimensions et poids 23,5 x 24 x 12 cm. Numéro d'inventaire 70.2009.65.1 © musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac

 
 
September 24, 2019 | Rio Helmi
 
Pak Jehnau Ding, guardian of the sacred Hudoq masks associated with fertility and the earth, in the Bahau Dayak village of Long Hubung on the mid-section of the Mahakam river. 1990. © Rio Helmi

Pak Jehnau Ding, guardian of the sacred Hudoq masks associated with fertility and the earth, in the Bahau Dayak village of Long Hubung on the mid-section of the Mahakam river. 1990.
© Rio Helmi

 
 
September 23, 2019 | Karel Weener
 
Drum - Asmat, Papua Barat, Indonesia - Material: Wood, Rattan, Lizard Skin - Height 88 centimeters - Provenance: This Asmat drum was, on the occasion of his departure from Asmat, donated to J.H.M.C. Boelaars MSC, by the staff of the diocese Agats, as a token of appreciation for his ethnographic research in the Asmat area. Photo: Jan van Esch

Drum - Asmat, Papua Barat, Indonesia - Material: Wood, Rattan, Lizard Skin - Height 88 centimeters - Provenance: This Asmat drum was, on the occasion of his departure from Asmat, donated to J.H.M.C. Boelaars MSC, by the staff of the diocese Agats, as a token of appreciation for his ethnographic research in the Asmat area. Photo: Jan van Esch

 
 
September 18, 2019 | Anna-Karina Hermkens
 
September 17, 2019 | Ruth Barnes
 
September 15, 2019 | Editorial Team
 
Stolzierender Vogel Java, 7.–15. Jh. 257 g, h: 74 mm, w: 104 mm Das Relief eines stolzierenden Vogels, vermutlich ein Pfau, beweist ein extrem hohes Niveau der Goldschmiedearbeit und die atemberaubende Schönheit der Gestaltung. Während der Vogelkörper mit dem gebogenen Schnabel und den langen Beinen naturalistisch dargestellt ist, wurde das Schwanzgefieder ornamental mit Arabesken und gewundenen Blattformen gestaltet. © Mauro Magliani

Stolzierender Vogel Java, 7.–15. Jh. 257 g, h: 74 mm, w: 104 mm Das Relief eines stolzierenden Vogels, vermutlich ein Pfau, beweist ein extrem hohes Niveau der Goldschmiedearbeit und die atemberaubende Schönheit der Gestaltung. Während der Vogelkörper mit dem gebogenen Schnabel und den langen Beinen naturalistisch dargestellt ist, wurde das Schwanzgefieder ornamental mit Arabesken und gewundenen Blattformen gestaltet. © Mauro Magliani

 
 
August 31, 2019 | Steven G. Alpert
 
Mythical Animal Table Leg © Yale University Art Gallery | Connecticut, USA

Mythical Animal Table Leg
© Yale University Art Gallery | Connecticut, USA

 
 
August 28, 2019 | Steven G. Alpert
 
August 26, 2019 | Steven G. Alpert
 
Canoe Ornament | Trobriand Islands © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Canoe Ornament | Trobriand Islands
© Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

 
 
August 22, 2019 | Steven G. Alpert
 
Detail of  Belu  Ceremonial Mask |  Biola  © The Dallas Museum of Art | Texas, USA

Detail of Belu Ceremonial Mask | Biola
© The Dallas Museum of Art | Texas, USA

 
 
August 20, 2019 | Steven G. Alpert
 
August 16, 2019 | Roxana Waterson
 
Ancestor Figure Astride a Boat's Prow © The Dallas Museum of Art | Texas, USA

Ancestor Figure Astride a Boat's Prow
© The Dallas Museum of Art | Texas, USA

 
 
July 26, 2019 | Maggie de Moor
 
Necklace in the Shape of a Half Moon, Nias, Before 1883. © Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

Necklace in the Shape of a Half Moon, Nias, Before 1883.
© Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen | The Netherlands

 
 
July 25, 2019 | Editorial Team
 
Nandi, the bull mount of Shiva, at the temple of the Lara Jonggrang complex. Country of Origin: Java, Indonesia. Culture: Hindu. Date/Period: c 900-930 AD. Place of Origin: Prambanan. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive.

Nandi, the bull mount of Shiva, at the temple of the Lara Jonggrang complex. Country of Origin: Java, Indonesia. Culture: Hindu. Date/Period: c 900-930 AD. Place of Origin: Prambanan. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive.

 
 
July 24, 2019 | Jerome Feldman