Lot: 41

97th Auction

War club "pulata"

Papua-Neuguinea - Trobriand Inseln, Massim

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
French Collection, Alsace L: 33.5 inch 800 EUR
plus 23 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

wood, lime, inventory no. "PC 010.132

A Massim war club of classic shape, considerable weight, and nicely balanced. The lower half of the blade decorated with incised scroll work. The handle carved with two protective ancestor spirits.