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New Guinea War Shield, Worrumbi, Mendi, Southern Highlands, 20th century, with fiber sling threaded

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New Guinea War Shield, Worrumbi, Mendi, Southern Highlands, 20th century, with fiber sling threaded
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New Guinea War Shield, Worrumbi, Mendi, Southern Highlands, 20th century, with fiber sling threaded through two holes in the middle, small holes at the top for attaching feathers, multicolored polychrome decoration on the front, ht. 51, wd. 19 in.

Provenance: Private collection, New York; Todd Barlin, Sydney, Australia.
Condition
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New Guinea War Shield, Worrumbi, Mendi, Southern Highlands, 20th century, with fiber sling threaded

Estimate $1,800 - $2,400
May 19, 2022
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Starting Price $900
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0009: New Guinea War Shield, Worrumbi, Mendi, Southern Highlands, 20th century, with fiber sling threaded

Sold for $1,300
6 Bids
Est. $1,800 - $2,400Starting Price $900
American Indian & Tribal Art
May 19, 2022 12:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0009 Details

Description
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New Guinea War Shield, Worrumbi, Mendi, Southern Highlands, 20th century, with fiber sling threaded through two holes in the middle, small holes at the top for attaching feathers, multicolored polychrome decoration on the front, ht. 51, wd. 19 in.

Provenance: Private collection, New York; Todd Barlin, Sydney, Australia.
Condition
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Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

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