Extremely Fine Pole Club, Fiji Islands
Lot 101Y
Extremely Fine Pole Club, Fiji Islands
Sold for US$ 8,125 inc. premium
Auction Details
Extremely Fine Pole Club, Fiji Islands
Lot Details
Extremely Fine Pole Club, Fiji Islands
bōwai
Wood, whale ivory
length 44 3/4in (133.7cm)

Provenance:
Private Collection, Austria

This well-worn example is finely decorated with inlaid whale ivory cut in geometric designs (15 triangular and 26 circular); fine, reddish-brown patina.
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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
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