Lot: 3297th Auction
Papua New Guinea, Eastern Highlands, Gulf or Morobe provinces, Anga
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|American Private Collection||L: 26.8 inch||
plus 27 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance
wood, lime, red and yellow ochre, base
These clubs are strengthened by the fact that the grain of the wood follows the right-angle turn from the handle to the blade.
They were hidden by the Anga warriors in bark-cloth capes. They were revealed only to attack an enemy.