NGONI SHIELD 1, DRC

 

 

NGONI
SHIELD 1
wood and leather
21" high x 10" wide
$500
SOLD

Despite its appearance, this Ngoni shield shows little evidence of age or use and were probably made to be sold.

The shield is one piece of wood, the vertical line imitates the wood supports that were often added for support to leather shields. The handle is bound onto the shield with strands of leather.

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