New Hebrides Pointed War Club Southern Pentecost
This New Hebrides narrow dark reddish brown hardwood clubfrom Southern Pentecost is topped with a cone shaped tip above a four finned section. The shaft has a gradual curve, a few thin small minor old traces of insect damage (long gone) as well as a knot. The pommel is a short canister type form. The overall length is 31 1/2". Similar examples can be seen on Plate 58 (3 & 4) as well Plate 60 (24 & 25) in Ethnology of Vanuatu by Felix Speiser.