AN OLD AND RARE MALAITA, SOLOMON ISLANDS CLUB
Provenance: Private Belgium collection
Solomon Islands Malaita club with shell inlayed decorations on the handle. Pearl shell inlay was used on many traditional Solomon Island art forms including canoe prows, ceremonial bowls and dishes, and war clubs. Good condition, beautiful old patina of use.
Malaita, Solomon Islands, 19th Century
Wood pearl shell inlayed, 95 x 8 cm, good condition, nice patina of use.