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Eastern Plains or Prairie Tack-decorated Ball-headed Club

Eastern Plains or Prairie Tack-decorated Ball-headed Club

Eastern Plains or Prairie Tack-decorated Ball-headed Club

Eastern Plains or Prairie Tack-decorated Ball-headed Club

Eastern Plains or Prairie Tack-decorated Ball-headed Club, c.   second half 19th century (Lot 99, Estimate: $12,000-16,000)

Eastern Plains or Prairie Tack-decorated Ball-headed Club, c. second half 19th century (Lot 99, Estimate: $12,000-16,000)

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Chippewa ball-headed war club.  The Ball-Headed War Clubs, used by the Iroquois and Algonquian tribes of the eastern woodlands, were assymetrical, often curved wooden clubs with the handle and heavy round head both carved from a single piece of wood. Plains War Clubs tended to have wooden shafts with symmetrical stone heads bound to them with rawhide. Northwest Coast War Clubs were wooden clubs shaped like baseball bats, but like European scepters, they often held great ceremonial and…

Native American Weapons: Bows and Arrows, Spears, Tomahawks, War Clubs, and Other American Indian Weaponry : Chippewa ball-headed war club

Hedendom — Viking Age axe reproductions by Elmer Roush

Hedendom — Viking Age axe reproductions by Elmer Roush

Eastern Plains or Prairie Tack-decorated Ball-headed Club

Eastern Plains or Prairie Tack-decorated Ball-headed Club

Otter Effigy War Club  ca. 1865 Nebraska Culture: Otoe Medium: Wood, brass tacks and nails, iron spike, otter skin Dimensions: Length: 23 3/4 in. (60.3 cm) Classification: Wood-Implements Credit Line: National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. (033555.000)  appeared in a dream to Iowa Coonskin, a member of the Otoe-Missouria nation. Coonskin is reported to have said, “The club . . . is just as powerful as a war bundle full of medicines.”

Otter Effigy War Club Date: ca. 1865 Geography: United States, Nebraska Culture: Otoe Medium: Wood, brass tacks and nails, iron spike, otter skin

Contemporary Makers

This spiked tomahawk was made to resemble a mid to late century piece.

Трубка томагавк, Центральные Равнины. 1870 гг. 3.

Трубка томагавк, Центральные Равнины. 1870 гг. 3.

Original Tomahawk of Squire BOONE Jr (bro/o Daniel)

Original Tomahawk of Squire BOONE Jr (brother /o Daniel). Squire Boone, minister who married Fielding Mahoney and Rebecca Yeager - 7 Dec.