Unidentified First Nations Artist
Eastern Woodlands War Club
carved wood with iron spike, circa 1760
23 5/8 x 6 3/8 x 1 3/4 in, 60 x 16.2 x 4.4 cm
Estimate: $15,000 - $20,000
Private Collection, Europe
Private Collection, British Columbia
A certificate from the Canadian Antique Dealers Association verifying the date of this work as 18th Century accompanies this lot.
This Eastern Woodlands War Club is a superb example with tremendous patina. The iron spike and bond are original and the club is completely without repairs.
Please note the below descriptions corresponding to the detail images:
Image 4: faint early paint traces: Horizontal lines over the left face and down the shaft
Image 5: the grip
Image 6: visible battle scars around the neck
Image 7: 3 generations of tiny early wormholes along the shaft
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