Lot 29: A fine upper Sepik shield

People: Upper Sepik, probably Wogamus
Papua New Guinea
H: 75"
Wonderful shield elaborately decorated with seven eye-like motifs with concentric barbed circular patterns radiating outward and pigmented in red, white, and yellow, with black raised patterning. The reverse with two-piece handle lashed to two raised ribs; the upper with minor damage the lower intact but broken and can be glued. On a custom base.

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

Price Realized: $3,250

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