Rootstock club "dromudromu" or "vunikau", 19th centuryClick here to view a larger version of the image
Rootstock club "dromudromu" or "vunikau", 19th century
|Congregation of the Sacred Hearts (SS.CC.), Ghent, Belgium
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden (2006)
|H: 44.9 inch||2000 EUR|
from especially heavy wood (mostly rootball and trunk of a young ironwood sapling), cracks, base These massive clubs were used in armed conflicts.
Meyer, Anthony J.P., Ozeanische Kunst, Vol. II, Köln 1995, p. 470, ill. 541 Kaeppler, Adrienne, Polynesia, Honolulu 2010, p. 238, ill. 114 ff.