Lot: 47

War shield

Papua New Guinea - Middle Ramu River, Josephstaal area

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Lempertz, Brussels, 29 January 2020, Lot 263 M: 21.3 inch x 9.4 inch 1000 EUR / 2000 EUR

wood, pigments, plant fibre, A comparable shield from the Josephstaal area illustrated in Beran and Craig, 2005, p. 109, Fig. 4.45.


Beran, Harry & Barry Craig (ed.), Shields of Melanesia, Honolulu 2005, p. 109, Fig. 4.45 Conru, Kevin, Oceanic Shields, Brussels 2006, ill. 15