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OC433: Small Asmat Shield

  • OC433 : Small Asmat Shield
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OC433: Small Asmat Shield

A small Area B Asmat shield. This well carved shield is thin with very intricate details and natural pigment paint. There is a crack on the top that has a native restoration binding. Unusually small but high quality for an Area B shield.    

Collected by Bruce Lawes and sold by him in 1976.

47" Tall by 18" Wide. Circa 1940s or 1950s, New Guinea.    ....$4500.00

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