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Lot 0116A
Native American, Pacific Northwest Coast, Tlingit or possibly Haida, ca. 1500 to European contact period CE. A beautiful smoothed grey stone club in the form of a fish, with a barb-shaped tail and pronounced dorsal and pectoral fins. Stone clubs were made to evoke the wooden clubs used in actual combat; in stone, they had a ceremonial purpose. Custom museum-quality display stand included. Size: 17.125" L x 3.875" H (43.5 cm x 9.8 cm); 4.5" H (11.4 cm) on included custom stand.

Provenance: private Newport Beach, California, USA collection

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Surface wear and minor abrasions commensurate with age, including small chips and some light pitting along body and handle. Piece of tape with old inventory number on one side of tail.

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Ancient Tlingit / Haida Grey Stone Club - Fish Form

Estimate $1,000 - $1,500Jul 19, 2018
Louisville, CO, USA