A late 19thC Fijian totokia (beaked battle-hammer)

Estimate: $225

Lot Description

A late 19thC Fijian totokia (beaked battle-hammer), the long cylindrical handle with swollen multi-spiked 'pineapple' head with long tapered protruding beak, good old patina, the butt with short flared mildly domed end. L.840mm. Provenance: The estate collection of Michael Higgs, [Tribal Artefacts, Polynesian Arts & Crafts, Private & Museum Supplies Specialist]