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Maori Carved Wood Long Club

Auction:
2911T
Lot:
1717
Sold for:
$461$375

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Auction:
Discovery - 2911T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 09, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Maori Carved Wood Long Club, Taiaha, c. 19th century, possibly made for a child, with Janus head finial, dark patina, lg. 49 1/2 in.

Provenance: The Leo and Lillian Fortess collection.
Estimate $300-400


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Lillian Fortess, Ceremonial weapons, Finial, Janus, LG Corporation, Māori language, , Patina, Taiaha

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