Long Club, Niue
Lot 105
Long Club, Niue
US$ 8,000 - 12,000
€5,800 - 8,700
Auction Details
Long Club, Niue
Lot Details
Long Club, Niue
ula-fumiti
Wood
length 84 1/2in (214.6cm)

Provenance:
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'.
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