Fighting Shield ‘kumba reipi’ Phantom Design by Oceanic Art - before 2010 | Michael Reid Gallery

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Fighting Shield ‘kumba reipi’ Phantom Design, before 2010

painted by John Wahgi before 2010, Andane Village, Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea
‘Phantom in blue, hand raised, with the Skull Cave in the background’
on black background with dark timber border, with a finely woven cane to top edge
wood, cane, commercial paint
172 x 64 cm
$7,000

Provenance:
Andane Village, Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea
Private collection, Sydney

Literature:
Editor Fogel (Jonathan), text by Boyland (Chris) and Phillips (Jessica Lindsay): Phantom Shields of the New Guinea Highlands, Graphius Belgium, 2021 pp 240-241 [I6] Fig 3.18 pp43. Fig 4.7 pp58

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