Lot 36: A Superb Fijian Totokia beaked club

A Superb Fijian Totokia beaked club; Fiji

The club of fine elongated form, the long shaft with exceptional patination, the grip with typical stone cut zigzag pattern, the shaft gently arching back and bending with a powerfully carved knob with raised bosses and pointed beak, the shaft with possible 'kill hole' another possible at the butt. Textbook example. H. 35 1/2"

Property of an East Coast private collector

Ex. Private collection, Florida

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

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