19th Century Maori Tribal “Chief’s” Staff or Walking Stick

$2,200.00

Description

This very finely carved staff or walking stick has an excellent deep reddish-brown patina. The top section is dominated by a finely-rendered ancestor figure. The figure has extensive facial and body tattooing.

PLACE OF ORIGIN:New Zealand
DATE OF MANUFACTURE:Circa 1870
PERIOD:19th Century
CONDITION:Excellent
WEAR:Wear consistent with age and use
HEIGHT:48 in. (122 cm)
WIDTH:1.5 in. (4 cm)
DEPTH:5 in. (13 cm)

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