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    Description

    Uganda (?)
    Shield
    Wood, rattan, nail
    Height: 18 5/8 inches Width: 22 ½ inches

    A large number of Bantu peoples, who lived in the regions of the large lakes Victoria, Edward, Kivu, and Tanganyika, used shields of design and construction much like this one. Lacking exact collection data, its origin cannot be attributed to a specific group.
    There is minor loss of fibers and loosening throughout, with a few broken pieces reglued.

    Provenance:
    TAD Tribal Art and Design (Taylor A. Dale), Santa Fe
    Gary Hendershott, Little Rock



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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2007
    7th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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