Club (uncertain)


From: New Guinea | Massim Area (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

Object Number 42-30-470
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience New Guinea | Massim Area (uncertain)
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood | Pigment

Wooden, in the form of a knife with a long, wide single-edged blade, widest near point. Cutting edge rounded to point, back slanted. Incised decoration on one face of blade- zig-zag and wide band of scrolls the incisions filled in with white pipe clay. Grip in the form of a highly conventionalized bird with large rectangular hand hole. Inside, scroll decoration on the side corresponding to the plain face of the blade.

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number 8x - Collector Number

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