The Fiji Museum - Virtual Museum


This throwing club was a ceremonial weapon belonging to Ratu Seru Cakobau, Vunivalu of Bau, who gave it to the Methodist missionary Rev. James H.S. Royce between 1857 and 1861. The Sperm Whale tooth inlays and perhaps the club itself were carved by the Mataitoga. Length: 47.5cm.

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