A large buffalo or hippopotamus-hide shield
Lot 373W
A large buffalo-hide shield
Sold for £432 (US$ 726) inc. premium
Lot Details
A large buffalo-hide shield
of circular form with a typical ridged and radiating design; Ethiopia/East Africa 29 inches [74 cms] diameter (Previously retailed at: £680)


  • For a very similar shield, see page 171 of 'African Forms' by Marc Ginzberg [2000].

Saleroom notices

  • The illustration in the catalogue for lot 373 should be transposed with that of lot 374.
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