Lot: 4087th Tribal Art Auction
New Zealand, Maori
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|Austrian Private Collection
Zemanek-Münster, Würzburg, 25 May 2013, lot 45
|H: 11.6 inch||
plus 21 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance
blade of green nephrite stone, polished, lense-shaped in diameter, edgeless rims aside, drilled hole, min. dam. Such clubs were considered the most prestigious of chiefly weapons. They were used like a sword with the main attacking stroke being a thrust with the tip after a series of parries and counterparries.