Aboriginal Gulmari Shield

Aboriginal axe from Arnhem Land

Object type: Aboriginal Shield

Locality: Concurry District Queensland Australia

Artist: Unknown

Circa: 1930

Length: 59 cm

Description:

This rare form of Shield comes from around the concurry District in Western Queensland. The designs are fluted very shallowly and then painted and my represent the plates of a turtle.

Price: SOLD

Article on Aboriginal Shields

Similar example illustrated as Figure 367 0f Maintanance of Law and Order by Roth

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