Lot 95: An Upper Sepik War Shield, Wogamus

An Upper Sepik War Shield, Wogamus , Wogamus Village; Papua New Guinea

Of classical form the shield with three central heads, with typical smiling mouths allowing the shield to be viewed with either side facing up, typical curvilinear motifs the hole with red, white, black and yellow pigment; remains of the original handle at the reverse. H. 61 1/2''

Property of a New York Private Collector

Field collected by John C. Edler on the Upper Sepik River in Wogamus village over 20 years ago

Price Realized: $600

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