Asmat Shield, Papua New Guinea
Lot 261W
Asmat Shield, probably Southern Lowlands, Western Papua New Guinea
US$ 5,000 - 7,000
€3,600 - 5,100
Auction Details
Lot Details
Asmat Shield, probably Southern Lowlands, Western Papua New Guinea
height 51 7/8 (132cm)
Wood, red and white pigments.

Provenance:
Private Collection, Belgium

Carved from a very light wood, this oblong shield, curved at the top, has carved and painted motifs. A handle is carved in the back in the thickness of the wood.
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  1. Fredric Backlar
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