Arts of the Americas
Wood, brass nails
early 19th century
30 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 3/4 in. (77.5 x 16.5 x 1.9 cm)
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Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund
Wooden club, gunstock type but it is without a metal blade. It is ornamented with chip carving and brass tacks, but one side is decorated with incising applied by fire or a hot metal tool. The original Jarvis (collector) inscription for the piece reads," Chippeway War Club."
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