A very finely carved Polynesia wood club from Fiji.The handle also carved with a series of incised motifs.Old crack to the ball of the club otherwise in excellent condition.Lovely
honey brown patina with wear to the head of the club.
15 1/2 inches L.
circa 1800 or earlier
A spectacular, ancient,carved and engraved wood club from Australia.Deep zig-zag pattern on one side and a long line pattern with notches on the other side.Remains of resin on the handle.Deep brown patina.Sides a bit frayed.
This weapon was definitely used.
A rare and finely adzed squatting female wood ancestor figure from the western Caroline Islands of Micronesia.Inlaid resin in eyes.One of a pair.Please see additional male figure at St.George Gallery.The type is discussed in Tribal Arts Magazine Issue #28.
Caroline Islands,Tobi or Palau,Micronesia
9 inches H. 5 1/4 inches W.