ANTIQUE AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINAL SHIELD, c. 1900

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Central Desert Australian Aboriginal shield in concave form, circa 1900 A.D.
DETAILS: both sides of the shield are covered with deeply incised longitudinal grooves finished with red ochre, the handle is carved deeply into the reverse side, some of the ochre coating at the sharp edges is worn through to the wood, shield has beautiful old patina, no artificial colors or paint.
CONDITION: no cracks or repairs.
MEASUREMENTS: Length: 25 ¼ inches (64,2 cm). Width: 9 inches (23cm). Depth: 4 ¼ inches (10,8 cm)

Item Details

Reference #:
T6
Quantity
1
Category
Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
Department
Antiques
Year
late 19th century
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
good
Material