Asmat Tribal Shield from Papua

  • PRODUCT: Asmat Tribal Shield from Papua
  • ITEM #: 1820-933-101
  • PRICE: $1500  SOLD
  • DESCRIPTION: If you love tribal art and artifacts this a wonderful piece to have in your home. It comes complete with it’s metal stand so it’s ready to display as a great piece of ethnic artwork. This shield is an original tribal shield of the Asmat people in Papua, Indonesia. It has a handsomely carved front with hand painted detail and a roughly hand carved face adorns the top. Shades of white and clay add another element of decoration. The Asmat people have used these wood shields as protection from both the physical and spiritual powers of the enemy. The shield, including the handle in the back is carved from from 1 solid piece of wood.  Metal Stand Included.
  • DIMENSIONS: Overall:  16 W  x  58 H in stand (52.5 Height of shield) / Base: 12 W x  6 D  x  1 H