(C) 19TH C. LOBBED ULA THROWING CLUB W/ INSET TEETH
Origin: Western Polynesia, Fiji (Provenance: Purchased 30 years ago from an old dealer named John Pondgrass)
Period/Date: Likely early 19th century
Materials: vesi wood, Sap resin, human teeth
Description: This terrific example has beautiful color and 10 rounded full lobes. There are 3 teeth total, presumably from a fallen victim. All tooth inlays are guaranteed original. One lobe to the left of an inset tooth has a single old kill mark. The handgrip has 5 inches of tavatava carving. In good condition with some shrinkage and separation along the shaft. A custom stand maybe ordered for a fee.
Dimensions: Length 15.5" (39.5 cm), Width 4 1/8" (10.5 cm)
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