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Superb old Eastern Highlands war shield, PNG

Stock Number: t3241
Superb old Eastern Highlands war shield with white ochre decoration, cane binding, cassowary feathers and incised lines.
Price
Sales price $4000.00

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Description

Superb old Eastern Highlands war shield with white ochre decoration, cane binding, cassowary feathers and incised lines. Name of shield: Ufoze Hanko. 
Name of owner: Sao Avanio. 
Used in last tribal fight between the two clans of Fagame and Finintegu.

 

Origin:

Ikanofi village, Henganofi, Eastern Highlands, New Guinea

Dimensions:

Height: 150.0 cm / width: 51.0 cm

Condition:

Good condition