Early 20th Century African Poto Tribal Wicker Shield, Congo

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An early 20th century wicker Congo shield.

This beautifully decorative Congo shield is a splendid example of a Classic woven type. Cleverly constructed to allow both substantial defense and swift mobility to its bearer on the battlefield, this piece was also conceived with a fabulous sense of aesthetics. Its geometric, chevron-like motifs lend a strikingly modern feeling to a most traditional object.

Provenance: William Simmons Collection, NYC.

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Details

  • In the Style Of
    Tribal
  • Place of Origin
    Congo
  • Date of Manufacture
    Early 20th Century
    Dimensions
    52 in. H x 15 in. W x 1 in. D
    132 cm H x 38 cm W x 3 cm D
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    15040210480128
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