Lot: 36

Shield and two boomerangs

Australia, Central

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Hans-Otto Glitza, Marl, Germany 600 EUR / 1200 EUR

a) Aranda, shield, wood (bean tree), red ochre, kaolin, traces of fighting visible, collection no. "172K 2951", traces of humidity, h: 67 cm; w: 23 cm; b) classic hunting boomerang, l: 66 cm; c) South Australia, hunting boomerang, l: 61 cm


Museum für Völkerkunde Freiburg, "Die Kultur der Traumzeit", Freiburg 1991, ill. 64 (a) Jones, Philip, Boomerang, Kent Town 1996, p. 79