South Pacific Wood Tribal Mask Hollow Instrument. Estimated more than 50 yrs old. Oceanic art is the creative works made by the native peoples of the Pacific Islands and Australia, including areas as far apart as Hawaii and Easter Island. Specifically it comprises the works of the two groups of people who settled the area, though during two different periods. The area is often broken down into four separate regions: Polynesia, Micronesia, Australasia, and Melanesia. The artistic creations of these people varies greatly throughout the cultures and regions. The subject matter typically carries themes of fertility or the supernatural. Art such as masks were used in religious ceremonies or social rituals. Petroglyphs, Tattooing, painting, wood carving, stone carving and textile work are other common art forms. Size And Weight: See Last Photo If Applicable. All Photos Represent The Lot Condition. Please Read Our Terms And Conditions.