Massim New Guinea 19th Century War Club Pacific Island Oceanic Black Palm Nr For SaleA Massim New Guinea 19th Century War Club. Collected sometime between 1870 and 1906 by businessmen James Burns & Robert Philp of Burns, Philp and Co, probably in the mid 1880's or 1890'swhen they were leading excursion trips to New Guinea starting in 1884.There is good patina and signs of much handling. 29" long and made of heavy black palm wood. I purchased this club in 1999 from the Dunbar Sloane sale House in Wellington, New Zealand. Email me if you have questions.
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