mendi war sheild papua new guniea
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Mendi shield Papua New Guniea Highlands

A Mendi war or dance shield with painted figure

Mendi Valley Southern Highlands,Papua New Guinea

The long oval shield with a stylized painted figure which is thought to represent a ancestor.

medium weight wood shield with sling cord with red, white and black paint, 140 x 45 cm

Provenance: Ex UK collection  acquired   1950s-1960s.

Condition: Minor damage old repairs.

These shields certainly have a element of modern art about them and make great to alternative

to decorating with conventional paintings or graphic works as well as being a pleasing conversation piece.

PRICE: £950

Please contact to order

or Make a offer

Product Description

A Mendi war or dance shield with painted figure papua new guinea

mendi war sheild papua new guniea

Mendi  Valley Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea

The long oval shield with a stylized painted figure which is thought to represent a ancestor.

A medium weight wood shield with sling cord with red, white and black paint,

Size 140 x 45 cm

Provenance: Ex UK collection  acquired   1950s-1960s.

Condition: Minor damage old repairs.

These shields certainly have a element of modern art about them and make great to alternative

to decorating with conventional paintings or graphic works as well as being a pleasing conversation piece.

PRICE: £950

Please contact to order

or Make a offer

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