Lot 38: A Fine and rare Fijian Priest's staff 'Titoko'

A Fine and rare Fijian Priest's staff 'Titoko'; Fiji

The long slender staff of hard dense blond wood with fine variegated surface patina, the upper third decorated with classical zigzag patterns found at the butt-ends of Fijian clubs, the tip tapering to a rounded point. A rare and beautiful piece. H. 49"

Property of an East Coast private collector

From a private New Zealand collection

Price Realized: $650

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