Maori Carved Wood Billhook Hand Club
- Sold for:
- American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2473
- Date / Time :
- September 26, 2009 10:00AM
Maori Carved Wood Billhook Hand Club, New Zealand, 19th century, the curved blade with deeply carved scroll designs and recumbent bird-head figure on the inside, the handle with grotesque mask finial, pierced for suspension, lg. 14 3/4 in.
Provenance: Collected by Rev. Alfred Fairbrother, Baptist minister to the Maoris, 1882-85.