Set of Brasilian club war, from Rio Branco native indians, Brazil

17th, 18th and 19th centuries

For a similar example see “Memory of the Amazon” Alexandre Rodrigues Ferreira Philosophical Journey 1783-1792

 

Square club
Red wood (iron stick?)
First quarter of the 19th century or earlier
Provenance: French Collection
37,0cm (H) x 7,4cm (W) x 4,5cm (D)
Obs.: Incised decoration representing anthropomorphic figure and geometric motifs. Wrapping of vegetable fibers in the handle. Marks and flaws.

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