Aboriginal Lil-Lil Club

OBJECT TYPE
Club
LOCALITY
Darling River Region, NSW
MATERIALS
Wood
DIMENSIONS
70.5 L
PROVENANCE
Private Collection,
United Kingdom Bonhams Sale 17299 Pictures, Furniture, European & Asian Works of Art, and Tribal Art, 25 Nov 2009 Oxford Private Collection, NSW

DESCRIPTION

A fine and early Lil-Lil Club from Darling River region of New South Wales. Having an appearance similar in form to a a boomerang with a bulbous asymmetric end. This example is finely carved to the surface. These clubs were used in combat.

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