Dance shield, Tutsi, Rwanda.
Small ceremonial dance shield, of elliptical, contoured form with raised diamond mid-section and looped handle, the front decorated with incised geometric and curvilinear shapes. Used by the Ntore dancers of the Tutsi people.
Dry, light wood painted red, black and white (kaolin). Backside painted red.
H: 15,2 cm - 39.4 inch. W: 17 cm - 6.7 inch.
Price: € 950,- Special offer: € 575,-