Ethnographic Art

November 14 — 19, 2020
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LOT 90

Lot 90

April River Shield, Sepik Region, Papua New Guinea, early to mid 20th century

April River Shield, Sepik Region, Papua New Guinea, early to mid 20th century
Lot 90 Details
April River Shield, Sepik Region, Papua New Guinea, early to mid 20th century

carved wood with natural pigments
60 x 20 in — 152.4 x 50.8 cm

Estimate $400-$600

Realised: $1,800
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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April River Shield, Sepik Region, Papua New Guinea, early to mid 20th century
  • April River Shield, Sepik Region, Papua New Guinea, early to mid 20th century
Provenance:

Estate of Richard LaPrairie, Toronto
Proceeds will be generously donated by the Estate to Camp Ooch and Camp Trillium to benefit children living with cancer.

CONDITION DETAILS

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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