JET MASSUE called i ula Tavatava
Fiji Island, Melanesia
End of the 19th century
Dark and shiny patina wood
H .: 40.5cm; Head diameter: 9.6cm
Short club with globular head sculpted in gadroons. It is embellished with a small dome-shaped protuberance.
The cylindrical handle is entirely incised with a cup decoration. The stitches are very reduced on the distal part and accentuate on the proximal part.
Lower part of the convex handle.
Its particularly nuanced patina testifies to its seniority.
Has an old collection number, probably n ° 200 or 208.
Text and photos © FCP CORIDON
JET MASSUE called i ula Tavatava Fiji Island, Melanesia Late 19th century
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