Joe Loux. | Washkuk Shield
A private gallery in San Francisco featuring Asian and Tribal Art, ethnographic jewelry and textiles.
Tribal art, Oceanic art, ethnic jewelry, Southeast Asian art, tribal shields, Indonesian, art, New Guinea art, Indian gold, Polynesian clubs, Nepal tribal art, tribal textiles, Southwest Chinese art, Moroccan textiles, Pyu gold, Ainu textiles, Yi objects, ancient gold, Inuit art, Paiwan, ancient beads, Nepal mask, tribal figures
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Washkuk Shield.

Upper Sepik River, New Guinea
Manambu or Kwoma People
Late 19th to early 20th century
Stone-carved wood with pigment
58″ (l) x 18 1/2″ (w) x 5″ (d)
Ex-Christensen Collection, #61050
See ‘Crocodile and Cassowary by Douglas Newton (New York, 1971), p. 61 for a similar example and  ‘Kunst Vom Sepik II’ , pl.44 for a shield by the same hand.
Price on request

Date

7 August 2020

Category

recent acquisitions, sculpture