Solomon Islands Paddle Club
The hardwood club is of a tapering oval section with the upper part of each side carved with a slender raised central rib. They were used during the dances which preceded battles and for the combat itself.
Length: 124.8 cm (49.25 in)
Collection Wiliam Ockelford Oldman, London SW4 Inv. No. 1575
Solomon Islands Art by Kevin Conru pub. 2008 cf. p.122
Regard sur les Isles Salomon by Jean-Edouard Carlier, Paris cf. p.42
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