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2 ABORIGINAL SHIELDS

Size 84 and 79,5 cm

Wood - Australia

South Australian Aboriginal parrying shield and a Northwestern Australia Aboriginal parrying shield.

One Wood with a glossy age patina, Early 20th Century,

These shields were used todeflect spears, and as an offensive weapon and

A Northwestern Australia Aboriginal parrying shield.

With an incised diamond motif to the reverse

Provenance:
Private Collection, France