Lot 25: An upper Sepik shield

People: Probably Abua, Green River or May River
Papua New Guinea
H: 63 ½"
A war shield characteristically decorated with arched barbed devices and large lozenge on a white field; discoloration to the white pigment from the elements; the woven handle made of vine, now deficient, however the three holes for attachment well worn. On a custom base.

Field collected by Rudi Caesar; John C. Edler, IN

Price Realized: $475

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