Ceremonial sternum lance staff club

Ref : Vanuatu 15

Ceremonial sternum lance staff club
Superb early 20th century wooden ceremonial club from  Pentecost island, Vanuatu (former Nouvelle-Hebrides).
Made from hardwood with traces of red ocher and lime.
Original human hair binding !
Except some minor chips around the head  it is in perfect original condition and indeed an old classic example sure to be a welcome addition in any collection.

Date : Early 20th century

Length: 43.5 inch / 110.5cm
Width: 2 inch / 5 cm

Ex Andre Schoeller, Paris