A Solomon Islands shield and club
Lot 6506
A Solomon Islands shield and club
Sold for US$ 1,314 inc. premium
Lot Details
Property of various owners
A Solomon Islands shield and club
The oblong flat wicker shield with straight sides and semicircular ends, a raised arch handle at the back; the hardwood club with knob butt end, the grip and flaring body oval in cross-section, cut flat across the top and with a small raised nib strung with strands of colored glass beads.
length 27 3/4 and 28 1/2in
See illustration

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    For the shield: ex-Kevin Conru, Brussels.
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