Superb Old Vintage Ethiopian Small Round Shield With Handle - Unknown Material
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Superb Old Vintage Ethiopian Small Round Shield With Handle - Unknown Material:
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On offeris a very nicely made small but heavy Ethiopian shield
Nice brass decoration studs hold the handle in
Handle has had a hole drilled in it possibly so it can be hung up on the wall
Its very heavy and solid for its size
The material is a mystery - its not hide like a lot of these are - its seems to be possibly some type of compressed wood - i have also been told that this may have been made from a hollowed out fungus burr - I really don't know as I've never had ashieldmade of this before - if you know please message me withdetails.
Condition is good - shows some other minor associated wear & tear such as dents and dings , scratches, chips and the like - hole drilled in the handle etc - please ensure you study the photos asthese make up partof the descriptionPlease study the pictures carefully for moreinfo on the condition of this lovelyitemDate - Circa mid 20th Century AD possibly older
Approx 12.5 cm high x 28 cm widePlease see pictures for more details of condition and please email with any questions you may have.
£39.99 START - ITEM
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