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    Large Asmat Fighting Shield

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    As described by Karen Grannell

    The Asmats inhabit the south coast of the island of New Guinea. Fighting shields, or jamasj,are protection from both the physical and spiritual powers of the enemy. The wood is fire-hardened.The white color comes from burned and powdered mussel shells on the coast or, farther inland, from kaolin clays. The black is crushed charcoal. Red is the color of beauty and power.

    About the Seller

    Karen Grannell
    Karen Grannell

    Karen and Ed Grannell turned their lifelong passions for world travel, orchids and primitive tribal art into one of the most discriminating and imaginative horticultural design businesses in the New York area. Over the past 35 years, Karen’s magnificent, world-renowned orchid arrangements have been featured and praised in multiple magazines, as has the distinctive style she incorporates into home and garden design.

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    Product Information

    Country of Origin:
    Indonesia
    Materials:
    mangrove wood
    Size:
    15" L x 2" W x 57" H
    Color/Finish:
    black/white/reddish/brown
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    # of items Shipping cost
    1 $200.00
    2 $250.00
    3 or more $350.00