War club, Solomon Islands (Pacific / South Sea), early 19th century.
Hardwood, paddle shaped with central rib on both sides.
Perfectly balanced when having it in hand, with good grip because of the carved round/flat shape of the shaft.
Overall beautifull glossy and dark patina of age.
Arrow shaped carved butt.
Some small chips of the head because of use a long time ago.
Totall length: 117 cm.