Fighting Shield ‘kumba reipi’ Phantom Design by Oceanic Art - c. 2000's | Michael Reid Gallery

Oceanic Art
Fighting Shield ‘kumba reipi’ Phantom Design, c. 2000's

Wahgi Valley, Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea
‘Phantom in purple, on the move, holding two pistols’
on red background
top edge with holes and fine paintwork imitating traditional weaving
wood, commercial paint
158 x 65 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 pp 102-103 B13

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