The Indigo Showrooms in Wiltshire are open Mon-Fri 9am - 5pm & Saturday 10am - 4pm ..... Tel: 01672 564722
Asmat shields were created as functional items for warfare, and were meant to protect the user from the spears and arrows of his enemy. At the same time, the imagery that is carved and painted on the surface of the shield endows the piece with the power of the ancestors. Wood carving is a flourishing tradition among the Asmat, and wood carvers are held in high esteem. The culture hero Fumeripits is considered to be the very first wood carver, and all subsequent wood carvers have an obligation to continue his work.
190.5 cm high (wxdxh cms)
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We have finished unpacking but we haven't had time to upload anything on the website yet!
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Open Monday to Friday 9AM - 5PM
Saturday 10AM - 4PM