Lot: 275

96th Auction

Rare wicker shield, 19th century

D. R. Congo, Motembo, Lobo, Ndolo

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
American Collection M: 44.1 inch x 10.2 inch 1000 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

rattan, wood (grip board), black pigments, grease, slightly dam. (rim) A comparable shield illustrated in Elsen, 2002, ill. 103 (AHDRC 0036481).


Baur, Ivan & Jan Elsen, Guba, Brussels 2002, p. 148, ill. 103