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Look at what I found on the Online Galleries website!
The reverse also etched with linear designs an old nibbled edge to the bottom
Size: 81.5cm long, 13.5cm wide - 32 ins long, 5¼ ins wide
See: Finch & Co catalogue no. 11, item no. 73, for another example
The art of the Australian Aboriginal is appreciated today with a sophisticated aesthetic interest based on the study of centuries of world art and culture, but to the people of the Western desert this shield is important because it expresses their beliefs, satisfying an artistic impulse for the purposes of ritual and religion.