19TH C. FIJIAN "CULACULA" WAR CLUB

Origin:    (Provenance: Ex. Norman Hurst, Cambridge Massachusetts)

Period/Date:  Early to mid 19th century

Materials:   vesi hardwood

Description:  This is an impressive example with very sculptural elegant head.   Its a unique size of medium to small scale for a "culacula".   The midsection of its head is broad and well defined featuring an extremely tapered slender blade head with deeply cut serrations!  It has an overall reddish brown color and patina and shows long use.  It has some minor loss and shallow chips that are well worn over generations.   A custom stand maybe ordered for an additional fee.

Dimensions:   Length 32 3/8"  (82.5 cm), Width 6.5"  (16.5 cm)

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