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Lot 0363
Ethiopia, 19th century
Two finely crafted and (apparently) lathe-turned examples, made of extremely thick hide. With openwork brass handle attachment plates. Quite rare.

Dimensions

Largest is 9 1/2" diameter (24.1 cm)

Provenance
The John J. Slocum Collection - Newport, RIMr. Slocum (1914-1997) collected most of his antiquities while serving as US cultural attache to Egypt in the 1960s. Later, he served as Assistant to the Director of The Smithsonian, was appointed by President Reagan to the Presidential Cultural Property Advisory Committee, and was a Trustee Emeritus of the Archaeological Institute of America. He was a well-respected scholar/collector, whose medieval crusader coins were sold in a single-owner sale at Sotheby’s, London in 1997.

Condition

Good condition.

Starting Bid

$400.00

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  • 25%

2 Ethiopian Hand Shields

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Estimate $800 - $2,400
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