A Broad Shield, South East Australia carved and engraved hardwood Height: 98cm
PROVENANCE: Private collection, UK Private collection, QLD Lawson-Menzies, Aboriginal Art, Sydney, 22-23 November 2006, lot 49 Private collection
Cf. For other examples of broad shields in the collection of Museum Victoria, Melbourne, see Carol Cooper et al, Aboriginal Australia, Canberra: Australian Gallery Directors' Council, 1981, figs. S39-S50.