A BIWAT RIVER SEPIK SHIELD
Biwat Shields are one of the most distinctive and best known Sepik shields. They almost always have three large well carved faces on the front. This shield was collected by Missionary Father Höltker who was in the Sepik area between 1935-1938.
Provenance: Steijler Mission SVD, Blönried, Germany
Wood and natural pigments, 133 x 35 cm
Price: € 1.200,-