Aboriginal Art

Aboriginal Art

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Property from an American Private Collection

A Narrow Shield, South East Australia

Auction Closed

May 25, 09:41 PM GMT

Estimate

12,000 - 18,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

Property from an American Private Collection


A Narrow Shield, South East Australia

19th Century


Carved and engraved hardwood

33 ⅞ in (86 cm)

With a reattached fabric label inscribed in black ink in an old hand: Fiji Island Sheild. [sic] of [?] 60 yrs ago. Mrs J. B. Browne. 625 K. St.

John S. Boskovich, Los Angeles
Sotheby's, New York, African, Oceanic and Pre Columbian Art, 17 November 2006, lot 230, consigned by the above
American Private Collection, acquired at the above auction