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19th C. woven wicker and wood Azande War Shield for a high ranking warrior. DRC.

Price €1.390 €


The original large leather handle is intact, including the wicker stitching, though it shows some signs of damage. The Azande tribe had three levels of warriors all with different types of shields with this type being the highest level called the Gbilija.

H x W x D

141 x 52 cm