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Knobkerrie, D2010.10

Physical Description

Ball headed club made from a single piece of wood.
Head has distinct dark/light brown boundary and shows cracks.
Handle constitutes ca 53.3cm of overall length. It has a ca 1cm wide band of woven wire decoration approx 13cm from the proximal end.

Research Notes

Item is not Fijian, it is African.
African (lignum vitae wood) —Mr Rod Ewins

Provenance

Previously belonged to Mrs Calvert's grandfather John Kingsland

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 628 x 77 x 75mm

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