Item Number: WC8401021
Category: Club - Gunstock War Club
Tribe: Sioux - Santee
Materials: Maple wood; Iron spear point
Description: Gunstock style war club with carved geometric, human, and animal figures on both sides of club.
Dimensions: Length 24.675 inches 62.5 cm
Sketched by Friedrich Paul Wilhelm, Duke of Württemberg during his American travels.
Cincinnati relic show, 1978
Paul Gray, Denver, Co.
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.
Splendid Heritage, Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, Santa Fe, May 27, 1995 - September 27, 1995
Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis, October 23, 1998 - October 3, 1999
Splendid Heritage, The Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, February 10, 2009 - March 1, 2010
Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wy, May 1, 2010 - October 31, 2010
Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, Mo, Febuary 12, 2010 - April 24, 2010
Harrison, Julia D., The Spirit Sings: Artistic Traditions of Canada's First Peoples, McClelland and Stewart, Glenbow Museum, Toronto, 1987, pp 111, Fig. 102
Feest, Christian F. and Sylvia Kasprycki, Peoples of the Twilight; European Views of Native Minnesota, 1823 to 1862, Afton Historical Society Press, Afton, Minnesota, 1999, pp210-211, Fig. 50
Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 58
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