Solomon Islands, Makira (San Cristobal) | Parrying Shield or Club, Qauata
Makira (San Cristobal)
Parrying Shield or Club, Qauata
132cm. high; 52in.
Sculptural from with pleasing unrestored patina. Hairline cracks to the head following the natural grain. Metal collectors label has been re-positioned leaving holes from original fixing point. Off white splatter (paint?) to head and to one 'W' motif. Generally with old marks chips nicks and scratches commensurate with age and use.
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