Lot: 30

Club "gatawaka", 19th century

Fidji Islands

Provenance Size Hammer price
Brandl, Bochum, Germany
Hans-Otto Glitza, Marl, Germany (1969)
L: 39.4 inch sold

heavy wood, old label with collection no. "147", missing parts, rest. This club's design and shape are based on the Pacific Boa (Candoia bibroni). Clubs of this type are often referred to as "snake" clubs.