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COMPLETE SET SOLD

1.    Pineapple Pandanus head battle club.
Large long heavy robust fighting example. Deep finely fluted full length of shaft.  Very hard dense wood. Traditional gnarled handle grip. White pipe clay band & red ochre decoration intact. Superb weight & balance. Deep rich dark age patina. Central Queensland Rockhampton Region. Presents in very good condition. Includes custom museum display stand.
Length: 69 cm (27 inches).


2 & 4.  Aboriginal South East Throwing Fighting Clubs.
South East Australia old fighting clubs  early 1800. Sydney region NSW.  Fine possum tooth engraved. Pre Contact traditional design .  Perfect harmony of form and function weight, balance and conformation.  Used in both battle and for hunting game. No.2 has and ivory finial most probably fitted later by an Officer of the NSW Rum Corps.  Deep, dark, rich age patina. 
Dr. Isadore Brodsky Collection Sydney NSW. Fine state of preservation. Very early elegant rare examples in excellent condition. Important provenance.
Very heavy Australian hardwood. Both include custom museum display stands.
(2) Length: 59 cm (23.5 inches) 
(4) Length: 70 cm (27.5 inches)   

3.  Nail head fighting club.
Horse shoe hand forged antique nails. Superlative large long heavy elegant early example beautifully finely fluted full length of tapered shaft. Traditional gnarled handle. Very hard dense wood. Superb weight & balance. White pipe clay ochre decoration largely intact. S.E. Queensland C 1860s.  Includes custom museum display stand.
Length: 81 cm (32 inches)  

5 . Pineapple Pandanus head club.
Large long heavy old beautifully finely fluted full length of shaft. Traditional gnarled handle. Three white bands pipe clay & red ochre allover decoration intact. Central Queensland Rockhampton region. Excellent display condition. Includes custom museum display stand.
Length: 75 cm (29.5 inches)

6. Pineapple Pandanus head club.
Large long  old example with beautiful exquisite delicate fine fluting full length of shaft. Traditional gnarled handle. Vestige white pipe clay decoration in head. Age split & warm patina. Central Queensland Rockhampton region. Includes custom museum display stand.
Length: 70 cm (27.5 inches)

 

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