Fiji Islands Gunstock Club and Pineapple Club, Republic of Fiji Islands
Lot 2037
Fiji Islands Gunstock Club and Pineapple Club, Republic of Fiji Islands
Sold for US$ 2,074 inc. premium
Lot Details
Fiji Islands Gunstock Club and Pineapple Club, Republic of Fiji Islands
lengths 36 and 34in (91.5 and 86.5cm)
gatawaka and totokia, the gunstock club with original fancy pandanus binding used for dancing; the pineapple club with old labels 'Fiji War Club, Natural (illegible)' on the handle and '77AF' under the pineapple head; each with fine aged reddish brown patina.

Provenance:
William Kranzler, Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford Massachusetts

Cf. Clunie (1986: figs. 174 and 183); and Kaeppler (2010: 105, 106, 121 and 122)

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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
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