The Wendigo is described as a monster with some characteristics of a human or as a spirit who has possessed a human being and made them become monstrous. Its influence is said to invoke acts of murder, insatiable greed, cannibalism and the cultural taboos against such behaviors.The club's handle features a carved leafed motif terminating with the carved head of the figure. The figures' eyes and eyebrows are died with coal tar stain.
Club presents well and is in very good antique condition, with expected minor surface wear/scuffing and patina commensurate with age. Tip of horns have faint losses.This Penobscot war club will make an outstanding addition to any fine antique Native American artifact collection. Fresh to the market from an old Providence estate! Dimensions: 14-3/8" in length, 3-7/8" in width, 3-3/8 in depth. Item(s) will be professionally packed to prevent damage in transit. Feel welcome to message us with further questions or requests for more images, and thank you for looking!
Your satisfaction is important to us. It will be our pleasure to leave you great feedback in return! (adjacent to I-95, exit 30, in historic Pawtucket, RI) is the highest volume antiques mall in the American Northeast! We are a magnet for rare and unusual items! AUCTIONS are listed with NO RESERVES.Be sure to watch for periodic SALES and Price Reductions! Thanks for looking and check back often! New Items are listed EVERY WEEK. 345 Fountain Street Pawtucket, RI 02860. Come visit us in Rhode Island, or find us on the web! Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. The item "Antique Penobscot Native America Indian Wendigo Tribal Carved Root Wood War Club" is in sale since Tuesday, April 14, 2020.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Native American". The seller is "ri2u" and is located in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. This item can be shipped worldwide.