A TAIAHA MAORI WAR CLUB
The Taiaha was the most widely favored of the three types of two-handed long clubs used by Maori. This weapon was a “weapon of authority,“ which was used by chiefs in both attacks and defence.
Beautiful carvings on top on both sides, nice patina of use.
Provenance: Private collection Belgium
Maori, New Zealand
Wood, 146 x 6 cm, 19th century, nice patina of use.
Price: € 2.800,-