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Two Fighting Clubs, North East Queensland - c.1900

carved in hardwood
Height:62and71.5 x 0
EST. $2,500 - $3,500

MP #391


Provenance

Field Collected, Qld
Private collection, Vic

 

For similar examples from the Robert Stewart of Southwick collection sold through Christies, Paris in 2007 and Sotheby's, Aboriginal Art, Sydney, November 2008, Lot No. 34

A bulbous headed club, its entire surface replete with fine striated fluting.and and Pineapple-headed club. Both of circular section with tapering shafts, roughly pecked at handle to form grip and dark glossy patina.