A Marquesan club, u'u

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Lot 2066
A Marquesan club
height 54in

Sold for US$ 60,000 inc. premium
A Marquesan club
U’u, the large janiform head, incised identically on either side, with large sunburst eyes, raised Tiki faces, and classical Marquesan design elements. Fine long shaft with flanged butt. Attractive glossy patina.
height 54in

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Property of a private British collector, acquired by descent.
    The club was given to the vendor by his grandmother, Dorothy Gertrude Whistler, whose husband Major Godfrey Fuller Whistler, M.B.E., M.C., was the oldest son of a clergyman, the Reverend Alfred James Whistler; Reverend Whistler served as a chaplain in the Royal Navy between 1880 and 1890 and on H.M.S. Hercules, Euphrates and Aurora.
A Marquesan club, u'u
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