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Polynesian Carved Wood Club

Auction:
2506
Lot:
256
Sold for:
$4,740$4,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2506
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Polynesian Carved Wood Club, Tonga, 19th century, the paddle-shaped form completely covered with incised geometric designs including four avian and one human form on one side of blade, and four stylized avian forms on the reverse, pierced butt lug, dark patina, lg. 36 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Keywords

Polynesian Carved Wood Club, Tonga, Canoeing, Paddle, Polynesia, Renewable-energy economy

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