Lot 289: A fine and old Oromo shield

A fine and old Oromo shield, Oromo; Ethiopia

Of classical form, the hide shield of rounded form with raised radiating pattern with bosses, the back with original hide handle. The surface old and uncleaned or oiled as most examples appear now. D. 31"

Property of an East Coast private collector

From a Missionary collection, Southeastern USA

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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