Ethnographic Arts & Textiles

August 28 — September 02, 2021
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LOT 185

Lot 185

African Woven Cane Shield, possibly Grasslands, Uganda, 20th century

African Woven Cane Shield, possibly Grasslands, Uganda, 20th century
Lot 185 Details
African Woven Cane Shield, possibly Grasslands, Uganda, 20th century

shield with wooden forearm support and hide cover and a woven fiber strap, spear with metal tips both ends with hardwood shaft
height 49 in — 124.5 cm

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $144
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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African Woven Cane Shield, possibly Grasslands, Uganda, 20th century
  • African Woven Cane Shield, possibly Grasslands, Uganda, 20th century

CONDITION DETAILS

Some wear to cane, predominantly to both ends. Additional images available upon request.

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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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