Long Club, Niue
length 84 1/2in (214.6cm)
Purportedly The William Oldman Collection, London (communication with Lemaire)
Sotheby's, London, 1966
Louis Lemaire, Amsterdam
Private Collection, Netherlands, acquired from the above in 1979
This long club/staff/weapon from the island of Niue, called the Savage Islands by early European explorers, has a finely sculpted central ridge line running down the center of each side of the flattened 'blade'.