This is a 30 Year Old Hand Carved Wood Rounded Biwat Village Shield from the Yuat River Region of Papua New Guinea. Biwat village shields are one of the most distinctive and best known Sepik shields. The almost always have three large well carved faces on the front. These shields are unusually sculptural, with the nose areas of the three faces in this example projecting outward for several inches and all the relief carving being crisply defined. The faces on the shield represent a powerful spirit.These are highly carved carved wooden, Yuat river shields from the village of Biwat. This shield is old very unique in design and color. This would be a wonderful unique and decorative item for your home or your collection. Late 20th-Century Shows age and Natural Wear. Some Cracks Museum Quality 53.5 Inches Tall 11.5 Inches Wide Top 12 Inches Wide Bottom 2 Inches Deep AT BACARA WE STAND BEHIND ALL OF OUR MERCHANDISE. YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR MAIN GOAL, AND WE THANK YOU FOR SHOPPING AT BACARA. This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania". The seller is "bacara-online" and is located in this country: US.
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