A Parrying Shield

80 Artefacts and Carvings (Western Australia, La Grange Bay Region)
A Parrying Shield
carved in hardwood, of elongated ovoid form, the front decorated with fine vertical linear designs, the reverse with incised interlocking keys designs in-filled with red natural pigment
71.0 cm length
Sold for $3,360 (inc. BP) in Auction 15 - 21 July 2010, Melbourne

Provenance

Private collection, Queensland
Sotheby’s, Melbourne, 31 October 2006, lot 164
The Collection of William and Lucy Mora, Melbourne