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Maori Carved Wood Long Club

Auction:
2473
Lot:
202
Sold for:
$3,555$3,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2473
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 26, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Maori Carved Wood Long Club, Taiaha, New Zealand, 19th century, the long shaft with janus head finial, carved scrolls on protruding tongue and about the head, with two remaining haliotis shell inlaid eyes, lg. 63 1/2 in.

Provenance: Collected by Rev. Alfred Fairbrother, Baptist minister to the Maoris, 1882-85.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Keywords

Maori Carved Wood Long Club, Taiaha, New Zealand, Alfred Fairbrother, minister, Abalone

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