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Object description

  • Fijian artist
  • Totokia (beaked battle-hammer club), 1823
  • Wood
  • Fiji
  • L: 33 in, W: 8 in, D: 2 in (L: 83.8 cm, W: 20.3 cm, D: 5.1 cm)
  • Gift of Captain Benjamin Vanderford, 1823
  • E4835

SPECIAL COLLECTION

East India Marine Society Collection

DESCRIPTION

This is a narrow club carved from light brown wood. It curves gently at one end until it widens into a carved head and then narrows to a point.