Cendrawasih shield

Shield from Biak in the Chendrawasih bay.

Pianted in traditional style but on top the royal crown and on the right a horn-motif like it was in use by the Dutch royal house of Oranje. On the lower part the  name " Otniel Mambieu " and the name of the kampong " Anggadoeber" on Biak. The handle is separate made what is not uncommon on Biak shields.

There are two glued cracks, further good condition. Quite unique rare shield.

Age :between 1930-1960

Size:  93 cm.

500 EURO ITEM ( INCLUDED SHIPPING)

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