- Diameter: 45 cm.
- Material: wood, copper, pigments
- Indigenous name:
- Price realised:
Loed van Bussel pre 1959, The Hague; whereabouts unknown.
There are not many shields around hailing from the Batak. The present rare example of a round shield share some characteristics with the wooden shield in the Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, inv. nr. TM-A-2766, which was acquired between 1854 and 1857. The inside shows an unusual depiction of an arthropod. The shield was most likely held in de hand by means of a string attached to the centre.