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AF579: Turkana Shield

  • AF579 : Turkana Shield
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AF579: Turkana Shield

A classic Turkana shield of very thick leather bound to a stick handle. The leather is very thick and well formed, and the leather tying of the handle is quite intricate. A good patina showing from age and use.    

Previously in the collection of Joe Gerena, New York. Joe was a passionate and knowledgeable tribal art dealer and collector know for his fine esthetics.

38 1/2" overall with the leather 31 1/2" tall by x12" wide. Early 20th century, Kenya, Africa.    ....$950.00

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