14.5" H X 5" W X 3" deep, with base Konso People, Lake Chamo Region, Ethiopia.
A perfect example of an African artifact that transcends its purpose to land in the realm of art. Konso shields have this distinct lozenge shape. The pattern is formed while the leather is pliant, then left to dry. Usually, the leather is buffalo. The minimal design presents the succinct, special beauty we cherish in African pieces.