Arjan Hollestelle

Moluccan shield

Moluccas

Indonesia

89 cm

DESCRIPTION

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.

CONDITION

Good, one corner has and old restore.

Provenance

DATE

early 19th century

Dimensions

89 cm

PRICE

EUR €

2450

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