Back shield (1) - Rattan, Wood - Josephstaal - Ramu, Papua New Guinea

Description
Back shield (1) - Rattan, Wood - Josephstaal - Ramu, Papua New Guinea
1st half 20th century - Good

Very rare back shield from the Josephstaal region, Middle Ramu, Papua New Guinea. Provenance: Lot no. 263, Lempertz, 29.01.2020. See also Harry Beran and Barry Craig, “Shields of Melanesia”, OAS, Sydney, page 109.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Back shield
Ethnic group/ culture
Josephstaal
Region/ country
Ramu, Papua New Guinea
Material
Rattan, Wood
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
53×24×0.5 cm
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