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Old 19th November 2018, 07:21 AM   #1
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can you help me identify this shield and if possible and ethnicity .I think new guinea ..
it measures 108cm long x 46cm wide.
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Old 20th November 2018, 05:20 PM   #2
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This is from the Okapa and Obura areas of the Eastern Highlands Fore and Auyana people. Picture to follow.
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Old 20th November 2018, 10:39 PM   #3
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It is a so-called black Friday shield. with a handy shopping bag attached to the back.
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This is from the Okapa and Obura areas of the Eastern Highlands Fore and Auyana people. Picture to follow.
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Fore shield sold at a well known auction house for a lot of money, several 1000 in fact. The hand prints are fun but do they really add so much value?
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