Lot 4
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A Shield, North West New South Wales 19th Century

Estimate
12,000 - 18,000 GBP
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Description

  • Carved and engraved hard wood
  • 65cm long
Carved and engraved hard wood

Provenance

The Thomas Vroom Collection, The Netherlands

Catalogue Note

Cf. Susan M. Davies, Collected: 150 years of Aboriginal Art and Artifacts at the Macleay Museum, The University of Sydney 2002 p.85, for another early shield of exceptional quality, also replete with finely engraved designs to the front and back, collected in the second half of the 19th century.           
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