A Maori quarter-staff (Taiaha), a Maori bone disc and a fibre fan 3
Lot 509
A Maori quarter-staff (Taiaha), a Maori bone disc and a fibre fan 3
Sold for £840 (US$ 1,361) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Maori quarter-staff
Taiaha
The finial carved with a janus head, with large recessed pupils, the projecting tongue decorated with scroll motifs, the spatulate shaft with a collar of cloth and feathers, 71in (180cm), the tip of the staff chipped; a Maori bone disc carved in shallow relief with four tiki figures, 5½in (14cm) diam, and a fibre fan (3)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Estate of H.S. Henson deceased of Birken Grange Knottingley.

    The Maori bone disc illustrated on page 188.
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