Ethnographic Arts & Textiles

August 28 — September 02, 2021
Auction begins to close at 2:00 pm ET

Online Auction
LOT 180

Lot 180

Oromo Shield, Ethiopia, early 20th century

Oromo Shield, Ethiopia, early 20th century
Lot 180 Details
Oromo Shield, Ethiopia, early 20th century

circular form of thick hide with central rib with further radial ribs and bumps and attached hide handle
29.5 x 27.75 in — 74.9 x 70.5 cm

Estimate $800-$1,200

Realised: $900
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

Additional Images
Oromo Shield, Ethiopia, early 20th century
  • Oromo Shield, Ethiopia, early 20th century
  • Oromo Shield, Ethiopia, early 20th century
  • Oromo Shield, Ethiopia, early 20th century
Provenance:

Private collection, Toronto;
Ex. Billy Jamieson Collection, Toronto

Note:

Contains material which may be subject to import/export regulation.

Similar piece sold by Waddington's May, 01, 2014

https://www.waddingtons.ca/auction/the-william-billy-jamieson-collection-online-auction-of-tribal-art-and-weapons-may-01-2014/gallery/lot/385/

CONDITION DETAILS

Additional images available upon request.

LOT 180
×

About Condition Ratings

  • 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.)

Note: Condition ratings and condition details are the subjective opinions of our specialists and should be used as a guide only. Waddington’s uses due care when preparing condition details, however, our staff are not professional restorers or conservators. Condition details and reports are not warranties and each lot is sold “as is” in accordance with the buyer’s terms and conditions of sale. In all cases the prospective purchaser is responsible for inspecting the property themselves prior to placing a bid.