Lot: 32

97e Vente aux enchères

Massue

Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée, Hautes-Terres orientales, Golfe ou province de Morobe, Anga

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
American Private Collection L: 68 cm 1000 EUR
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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.


Friede, John et. al. (ed.), New Guinea Highlands, New York 2017, p. 222, Fig. 10.34 A-B