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

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

Wahgi Valley, Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea
‘Phantoms head in blue, surrounded by his ring insignias- 4 Ps for friends and skulls for enemies’
on natural wood background
wood, natural pigment, commercial paint, cane
168 x 61 cm
$8,000

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 pp150-151 B37, Fig2.5 pp27

SOLD

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