WAR SHIELD - Southern Highlands region, Papua New Guinea - First half of the 20th century

20th century
Tribal Art
From: 93400, Saint-Ouen, France

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    Southern Highlands Region, Papua New Guinea
    First half of the 20th century
    Wood, pigments and fibers
    H.: 119; L.: 31.5 cm

    Important oval-shaped shield in carved wood and pigmented in white, red and black. They are organized in red geometric patterns, outlined in white.
    The catch is made using a cord of braided fibers.

    Former Bob Hall collection, collected in situ.
    Former Jonathan Saussherd collection, Australia.
    Former collection of Dr Jean-Philippe Beaulieu, France, acquired from the above.

    Text and photos © FCP CORIDON

    Ref: GCEM5FQ7I3

    Condition Good
    Style Tribal Art (Oceanic War Shields, Weapons of war of Tribal Art Style)
    Period 20th century (Oceanic War Shields, Weapons of war 20th century)
    Country of origin Papua New Guinea
    Materials Wood
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days
    Location 93400, Saint-Ouen, France
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