Ceremonial Club, Chuuk State, Caroline Islands
Lot 85
Ceremonial Club, Chuuk State, Caroline Islands
Sold for US$ 3,125 inc. premium
Auction Details
Oceanic Art San Francisco
11 Feb 2012 7:00 PST

Auction 20157
Lot Details
Ceremonial Club, Chuuk State, Caroline Islands
length 23 3/4in (60.3cm)
elegantly carved with "bull horns" carved along the middle, evocative of the notoriously fierce reputation of Chuukese warriors.

Provenance:
Henry Nanpei, Ponape
The Nanpei Family were a prominent family on Ponape at the end of the 19th century.
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  1. Fredric Backlar
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