Marquesas Islands War Club, U'U, c. late 18th-early 19th century, carved from iron wood, the classic form with cylindrical shaft leading to a highly stylized head with relief-carved tiki head eyes, side flanges, and fine incised stylized lower panel, with flared butt end, dark glossy patina, (wood loss),lg. 55 in.
Provenance: Collected in London in the 1950s.
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