Huon Gulf Club, Papua New Guinea
Lot 56
Huon Gulf Club, Papua New Guinea
Sold for US$ 1,625 inc. premium
Auction Details
Oceanic Art San Francisco
11 Feb 2012 7:00 PST

Auction 20157
Huon Gulf Club, Papua New Guinea New Britain Wood fighting club
Lot Details
Huon Gulf Club, Papua New Guinea
length 50 1/2in (128.5cm)
of black palm wood carved in a long, flat shape with snake motifs; rich dark-brown patina.

Provenance:
Field collected prior to Australian control in 1912
De-accessioned from a private museum (collection number written on shaft)
Private American Collection

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  1. Fredric Backlar
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