Dance scepter

Ref : Vanuatu 08

Dance scepter Collected during the 60's and part of the former collection of Paul Gardissat in Port Vila this ceremonial dance staff from southern Malekula island in Vanuatu is composed Of palmwood and pandanus leaves overmodeled with an ancestor head .

Length : 74 cm / 29 inch

Litterature : Ethnologie of Vanuatu - Felix Speiser (Plate 82 - fig.5 & fig.12)

Estimated age : 1960