WAR SHIELD - Southern Highlands region, Papua New Guinea - First half of the 20th century

Frédéric Coridon



Southern Highlands Region, Papua New Guinea

First half of the 20th century

Wood, pigments and fibers

H.: 119; L.: 31.5 cm

Important oval-shaped shield in carved wood and pigmented in white, red and black. They are organized in red geometric patterns, outlined in white.

The catch is made using a cord of braided fibers.


Former Bob Hall collection, collected in situ.

Former Jonathan Saussherd collection, Australia.

Former collection of Dr Jean-Philippe Beaulieu, France, acquired from the above.

Text and photos © FCP CORIDON

4200 €

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