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Palm Wood Sword Club from the Trobriand Islands

Auction:
3183T
Lot:
1226
Sold for:
$62$50

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Auction:
Discovery - 3183T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 28, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Palm Wood Sword Club from the Trobriand Islands, Papua New Guinea, early 20th century, decorated on one side, with traces of lime in the incised designs, lg. 38 3/4 in.
Estimate $20-200


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Commonwealth of Nations, Maritime Southeast Asia, Milne Bay Province, Oceania, Papua New Guinea, Trobriand Cricket, Trobriand Islands, Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests, World

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