A Serui Sago scoop & a black palm sword, scoop with profusely incised ancestral design and patina from use, the club incised on one side, minor chips on point, West Papua and Sepik. Provenance: the Dr George Soutter and Dr John Yu collection, length 52
Four old stone headed clubs, New Guinea, 18/19th century, , two pineapple shaped club heads, a star shaped head and a disc shaped head club, all with very old handles and some fibre or woven attachments. Provenance: Ex James Cobon, surveyor to British N
A Massim Club, Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, (early twentieth century), carved hardwood and natural earth pigments, 63 cm long. Provenance: Muriel Larner, Cairns. Acquired from above by Dr Peter Elliott, 1970. Exhibited: Art of Massim Region of Papu
A carved club, middle Sepik River area, finely carved from hardwood with a face at the top which has a lizard or crocodile touching the chin, lower down is a second smaller face and traditional Sepik designs over the entire front. The reverse has remnants
Wooden shaft club, one end of the shaft sharpened to a point, fitted with a carved hardstone pineapple, on a fibre decorated tip, Ex Webster collection, catalogue description reads New Guinea Wbstr 1897 the numbers 471 length 115 cm long
An old Papua New Guinea long club, the carved stone head of star form worked to six various points with a central hole fitted to a long tapered wood shaft with woven fibre binding. Length 945, maximum diameter of stone head 22 cm Provenance: from the colle
A 19th century New Britain war club pointed shaft, butt flange, polished stained surface. Provenance; collected by a close friend of and gifted to the vendors' great grandfather in the 1880s. Length 138.4 cm.
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