Ceremonial Shield III

Art Object

Ceremonial Shield III

Art Object

5" W X 15.5" H x 2" D
contemporary handmade
Cameroon
$150 $325 Sale

Cameroon shields were once used in battle, in ceremonial dances, and as a status symbol. Carved from native hard... READ MORE

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Provenance

contemporary handmade
Cameroon

Cameroon shields were once used in battle, in ceremonial dances, and as a status symbol. Carved from native hard woods, the size, shape, and material were determined by its function in battle. The pattern was used to identify the tribe of the wielder. This shield features a precisely carved symmetrical design that creates a grooved relief on the face.

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Shield with stand measures 5" W X 15.5" H. Made of wood.

Metal stand is 4" W x 4" H.

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Provenance

Cameroon shields were once used in battle, in ceremonial dances, and as a status symbol. Carved from native hard woods, the size, shape, and material were determined by its function in battle. The pattern was used to identify the tribe of the wielder. This shield features a precisely carved symmetrical design that creates a grooved relief on the face.