Estimate: $3,000 - $6,000
A quality 19thC Maori carved whalebone kotiate (hand club), elegant lobed blade, oval grip with carved weku head with remains of red sealing wax to the eyes, square notched hole, darkish tone to one side, good patina and original polish. L.330mm. Provenance: Ex. a private old Auckland estate. Registered Y21181. Must be a registered collector to purchase..