09-06-2014 09-06-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2745B Boston
September 6, 2014 10:00 AMCalender
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Aboriginal Rainforest Shield

$33,210$27,000
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2745B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 06, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Aboriginal Rainforest Shield, northern Queensland, carved from one piece of wood with front boss and handle at back, painted on the front with totemic clan motif using natural pigments, signs of spear penetration and battle scars up one side, dark patina, old tag attached to handle, ht. 34 1/4 x wd. 9 3/4 in.
Estimate $10,000-15,000


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Keywords

Queensland, northern Queensland