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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3640B Marlborough
May 12, 2021 10:00 AMCalender

Fijian Rootstock Club, Vunikau

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3640B Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 12, 2021 10:00AM


Fijian Rootstock Club, Vunikau, 19th century, ironwood, the rootstock of the tree forms the head of the club, with side roots cut off so as to leave protuberances, with tavatava carved grip and dark patina, lg. 41 in.

Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection, Honolulu, Hawaii; Fagan Arms, Chicago, Illinois.
Estimate $500-700

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Leo, Lillian Fortess, Chicago