Rare Art War Warrior Arrow Deflector Tribal Shield Kupkein Sepik New Guinea 9A6

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Solid wood

Unique highly collectible rare South Pacific Art Warrior Shield

Hand-carved out from one solid piece of wood and painted with natural pigments

Item 9A6 in our inventory

(Seen on most of the photos and by itself on photo 1 and 3 & on the left in the group photos)

Very tall and heavy

Measures:  42 1/2" X 11" X 1 1/4" thick.

It is a dramatic addition to any décor as seen on some of the photos in our home where a similar board hangs among others on the den wall.

You are buying the polychrome Arrow Deflector

(also used as Clan Shield)

(seen on most of the pictures that are not taken in our home)

A very scarce older panel

Collected in the Kupkein region, East Sepik, Papua New Guinea,

Adorned with carved geometric motifs, colorful polychrome designs created with natural pigments.

It was stored in the man's house and the motifs identify the clan and the village:

it is also considered a spiritual protection when hunting or making war.

We have other shields including some from the Asmat region available, arrow deflectors and panels as well as story boards, gope boards etc...

Some of the pictures seen here are of tribes taken during our trips there.

Every Arrow Reflector we have is unique: no two are the same as they are entirely handmade out of one solid thick piece of wood.

All our collector and rare items come with pages and pages of research about provenance, and with history of the tribes and photos as well, depending on item and whenever possible. When shipping internationally, we group ship multiple purchases to save you money, and find the best rates available. If you have any questions or want to see research conducted on this piece and photos of tribes, let us know.

Check Dominique Rice Oceania Store in Sun Sentinel Newspaper, Fort Lauderdale, for information on our collection and authentic art.


We have artifacts and architectural accents up to 10 ft tall that we will put on upon request because shipping has to be calculated accordingly with trucking company.