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Lot 197
A Solomon Islands wood Paddle Club, a Tonga pole club, four African paddle clubs, a spear, a gourd and an Indian bronze
Sold for £916 (US$ 1,543) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A large Solomon Islands wood Paddle Club;
the curved leaf shaped blade carved with a medial ridge flaring to a chevron motif at the tip, the base of the ridge terminating in a 'W' motif, the cylindrical shaft with pointed terminal, 173cm., a Tonga pole club, incised with bands of dentate and floral decoration inlaid with lime, 69cm., together with four African ceremonial wood paddles, a spear, a gourd and a small Indian bronze figurative group