Staff

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Registration number
7408
Item name
Staff 
Category
Fighting
Sculpture/Carving
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Pacific > New Zealand
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
March 01, 1955 
Acquisition method
by Miss Barbara Patten  
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

As reported for Australian Museum survey 1982: Parrying club flattening at one end. Wood. Length 135cm; 121.5cm shaft; Circumference 6.5cm top. Elaborately incised top ending in a point. Four bird like eyes incised at base of design.

Research notes

Originally registered as a club, but in 1999 identified by Alan West (valuer) as a staff.

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