A Shield

74 Artefacts and Carvings (South East Queensland)
A Shield
of elongated ovoid form the bulbous front decorated with incised traditional designs with traces of red and white natural pigments, the reverse with deep cut lug handle decorated with three finely incised vertical bands in-filled with red pigment
51.0 cm length
Sold for $4,320 (inc. BP) in Auction 15 - 21 July 2010, Melbourne

Provenance

George Fife Angas
John Howard Angas, Collingrove, Angaston, South Australia
Thence by descent
Private collection, Queensland
The Collection of William and Lucy Mora, Melbourne