Mendi Shield, Papua New Guinea

Mendi Culture, Southern Highlands Provence, Papua New Guinea
Wood, pigment, natural fiber strap
Mid 20th Century
50.5″ high, 16″ wide
Provenance: Ex. Michael Hamson Oceanic Art

A regionally traditional shield, with an attractive bold graphic. The carved, raised center ridge adds another dimension to the design while maintaining the pleasingly uncluttered motif. The result is a timeless, elegant artifact.

$2750

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