Club or Dance wand. Beautiful, traditional and intricately carved decoration & lime infill with bars. Thick & heavy enough for an execution club or ceremonial ritual baton.
Length: 61 cm (24 inches) Width: 17 cm (6.75 inches)
nifa otti saw toothed fighting club Samoans most famous war weapon. Samoans were said to have jousted with this club with such speed and agility that they were able to catch and deflect the longer and heavier Tongan clubs with the hooked teeth, flick them away and then stab upward at the opponent’s unprotected body with the sharp tip.
Big old & very heavy rugged War weary example with extensive battle damage. Deep glowing age patina.
Length: 84 cm (33 inches) Width: 15 cm (6 inches)