The association promotes responsible antiquities and antique dealing, provides support network and means of exchanging relevant information about forgeries fraudulent misrepresentation and stolen art with a view of identifying such items for sale and notifying the relevant authorities. All member of AIAD must adhere and follow the stringent code of conduct in order to participate in the association. Late 19th early 20th century. A wonderful wooden hand club wahaika decorated with a linear carving and notched carving and with a tiki head to the curve and the butt, pierced for attachment.
Length: 35.5 cm or 14 inches. Condition: Very good antique condition and lovely natural dark brown blackish patina, the tiki eye sockets with remains of old glue which held the inserted shell. Provenance: Ex British private collection.Certificate of Authenticity: Can be provided if requested. The item must be sent back within 14 calendar days. Please do not hesitate to contact me.
The item "Antique Maori Wahaika Hand Club" is in sale since Saturday, July 10, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectables\Ethnographic Collectables\Oceanian/Australasian". The seller is "proto-cultures-art" and is located in Manchester. This item can be shipped worldwide.