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    RKO King Kong prop tribal shield. (ca. 1930s) Vintage original prop tribal shield used by the natives of "Skull Island" in the original King Kong as well as other RKO productions. Constructed of stretched and painted canvas over bent wood armature frame and measuring a large 28 x 47.25 in. The African-style design remains bold and vivid. Leather cord ornament on edges. Exhibiting cracks above armature ribs. With a 43 in. bow-shaped wooden grip on the verso. Props like this one were used by the natives of Skull Island in King Kong and many RKO productions throughout the legacy of the studio. In vintage good condition.

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    June, 2017
    26th Monday
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