Fighting Shield ‘kumba reipi’ Phantom Design by Oceanic Art - c. 1990's | Michael Reid Gallery

Oceanic Art
Fighting Shield ‘kumba reipi’ Phantom Design, c. 1990's

Wahgi Valley, Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea
‘Phantom in blue firing two pistols’
on natural wood background with a finely woven cane, top edge to shield
wood, natural pigment, fibre, commercial paint, rattan
166 x 74 cm
$9,500

Provenance:
Wahgi Valley, 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 pp108-109, B16

SOLD

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