Items Similar to Antique Primitive Ethiopian Hide Shield View More
Antique Primitive Ethiopian Hide Shield
A Primitive, early 20th century Ethiopian animal hide shield with leather knots at the centre securing the crudely formed handle. This piece has significant and attractive wear showing it's age and use. Works very well either hanging on a wall, or mounted on a stand. M204.
- Place of OriginEthiopia
- Date of Manufacturecirca 1920
- Materials and TechniquesHide
- WearWear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages. Minor fading.
- DimensionsH 3 in. x Dm 26 in.H 7.62 cm x Dm 66.04 cm
- Diameter26 in. (66.04 cm)
- Seller LocationNew York, NY
- Seller Reference NumberM204
- Reference Numberf97241708188300483fs
Buyer Protection Guaranteed
Shipping, Returns & Payment
- ShippingRates vary by destination and complexityShipping methods are determined by item size, type, fragility and specific characteristics.Shipping costs are calculated based on carrier rates, delivery distance and packing complexity.
- Return Policy
This item can be returned within 3 days of delivery.View details
- Online Payment Methods1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
- Item InvoiceGenerate an invoice that you can customize and print.
About the Seller
5 / 5
1stdibs seller since 2013
Located in New York, NY
More From This Seller
Large Primitive Ethiopian Hide Shield
20th Century Ethiopian Wall-mounted Sculptures
A beautifully sculptural and three dimensional animal hide shield from Ethiopia. This fabulous primitive object was formed by carefully shaping the leather over stones to create its ...
Small Primitive Ethiopian Leather Shield
Mid-20th Century Ethiopian Wall-mounted Sculptures
A simply constructed primitive leather shield from Ethiopia with great wear. A striking object for a wall or a shelf. CF67.
Embossed Hide Shield from Somalia
Mid-20th Century Somali Decorative Art
An intricately embossed hide shield from Somalia, circa 1960. This piece looks wonderful on a wall or shelf. Great conversation piece. M215.
Primitive Antique Carved Millstone
Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Mounted Objects
A 19th Century Chinese millstone with simple carvings on both sides and three small circular openings in the center. From Shanxi Province, c. 1880. M908
You May Also Like
Hide Shield, Kenya, Masai, Early 20th Century
Early 20th Century Kenyan Wall-mounted Sculptures
1920s Kenyan Massai warriors shield. Great visual impact, graphic, almost abstract decoration. A note: Shields remain one of the Maasai warrior's most important tools. They were ...
Early 20th Century Painted Hide Shield from Sou...
Early 20th Century Chinese Tribal Wall-mounted Sculptures
Offered by Zena Kruzick. Early 20th century painted hide shield from Southwestern China A large shield from the Nuosu Yi ethnic group, Sichuan Province, Southwestern China with c...
$450 Sale Price
African Leather Shield
Early 20th Century African Tribal Wall-mounted Sculptures
African leather ‘hide’ shield with impressed design, early 20th century.
Early 20th century African Ethiopian Oromo trib...
Antique Late 19th Century Ethiopian Tribal Tribal Art
This striking African Ethiopian Shield is from the Oromo tribe. Extremely thick hide, probably Hippopotamus, is decorated with dimpled impressions and extreme patination. The shield ...
19th Century Indonesian Batek Tribal Shield
Antique 19th Century Indonesian Wall-mounted Sculptures
19th century Indonesian Batek tribal wall hanging.
African Shield Wallaïta from Ethiopia Early 20...
Early 20th Century Ethiopian Tribal Art
African shield Wallaïta from Ethiopia, early 20th century. Base: 40 x 17cm.
African Shield Oromo from Ethiopia Early 20th C...
Early 20th Century Ethiopian Tribal Art
African shield Oromo from Ethiopia, early 20th century. Base 34 x 20cm.
$520 Sale Price
Traditional Primitive Tribal Sidamo People Head...
20th Century Ethiopian Primitive Tribal Art
A Traditional Primitive Sidamo headrest with simple incised lines from the Sidamo people of Ethiopia. It is impossible to accurately date these objects without a provenance which is ...