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Large Ethiopian Hide Shield

$3,100

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A beautifully sculptural and three dimensional animal hide shield from Ethiopia. This fabulous handmade object was formed by carefully shaping the leather over stones to create its distinctive pattern and appearance. This piece displays wear as well as distinctive faded red markings in the center. The interior of the piece is also fascinating, with its well-used leather handle and straps. A wonderful art object and terrific conversation piece. GZ300.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 7 in. (17.78 cm)Diameter: 29 in. (73.66 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1960s
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading.
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number
    Seller: GZ3001stDibs: LU972414982562

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    Ships From: New York, NY
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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