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Southern Africa, possibly Zulu people, ca. early 20th century CE. A fine hand-carved example of a knobkierie, a club with a large knob at one end, made to be thrown at animals while hunting. With a long, thin handle, and terminating in a rounded knob set inside of a ridged curve, all carved from a single piece of wood. Size: 2.45" W x 21.45" H (6.2 cm x 54.5 cm)

Provenance: private Chicago, USA collection, acquired in the 1980s

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Light wear on wood, with rich, dark patina from age and handling.

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Wonderful Early 20th C. South African Wooden Club

Estimate $700 - $1,000Apr 17, 2018
Louisville, CO, USA