Salawaku

A very nice shield from the Moluccas

The hourglass shaped wooden shield with bone china

inlays and large shells.

The edges with rattan linings .

The handle on the back with cross mark carvings and on the lower left a seemly very old restored corner.

Some restore.

A very old type and difficult to find example. 

Size: 89  cm.

€  2450,-

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