Lot 59 - The Todd Barlin Collection Part III Oceanic Art - Sale as0569

 
Lot 59
A Fine Old Aboriginal Shield, Cape Bedford Mission, Hopevale, Queensland,
of oval form, convex on the front & concave with lug handle on the back of the shield, the front of this shield is finely painted in ochre designs, in red, black & white
Provenance:
Chis Zillman Collection (1920-2009), The Zillman Museum of Wonders, Imbil, Queensland. Correspondece with the previous owner said "Zillman said he bought it in c.1940 in Cairns saying it was from the Bedford Mission"
50 x 26 cm
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Sold for $1,200

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