Arts of the Pacific Islands
late 18th early 19th century
56 x 6 5/8 x 4 1/2 in. (142.2 x 16.8 x 11.4 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Russell Sturgis
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Marquesas Islands. Club (U'u), late 18th early 19th century. Wood, 56 x 6 5/8 x 4 1/2 in. (142.2 x 16.8 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Russell Sturgis, 35.2183. Creative Commons-BY
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Dark brown hardwood chief's staff [dance club crossed out]. Incised decoration on shaft. Head in relief at top of shaft, three humans as decoration on both sides of head.
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