War shield (1) - Wood - Asmat, Casuarine Coast - West-Papua (former Irian Jaya)

Description
War shield (1) - Wood - Asmat, Casuarine Coast - West-Papua (former Irian Jaya)
Mid 20th century - Good

Beautiful, old Asmat shield with an archaic ancestor figure from the Casuarina Coast in the former Dutch part of New Guinea. The shield comes from a Dutch auction and was acquired before 1963.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
War shield
Ethnic group/ culture
Asmat, Casuarine Coast
Region/ country
West-Papua (former Irian Jaya)
Material
Wood
Period
Mid 20th century
Condition
Good
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
128×28×6 cm
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