Ethnographic Arts & Artifacts

May 04 - 09, 2019

Online Auction
LOT 242
Maasai Shield, Kenya/ Tanzania, East Africa, 19th/ early 20th century
  • Maasai Shield, Kenya/ Tanzania, East Africa, 19th/ early 20th century
  • Maasai Shield, Kenya/ Tanzania, East Africa, 19th/ early 20th century

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Maasai Shield, Kenya/ Tanzania, East Africa, 19th/ early 20th century

leaf form of Buffalo hide and wood frame with polychromed geometric decoration and central rib handle
33.5 x 26.25 x 6.5 in — 85.1 x 66.7 x 16.5 cm

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $420
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

shows signs of possible use including three one inch gashes

Provenance:

The Estate of Sonja Bata, Toronto