Chris Boylan Oceanic Art

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14-ANCIENT FIGHTING SHIELD

Wahgi Valley, PNG Highlands

This is an ancient pre-contact shield.  The designs are simple zig-zag designs down the surface of the shield, with traces of red and white paint. Underlying the simplicity is age, and a very abstract anthropomorphic meaning of the design.

Size: Size: 139 x 54cm

Price: POA