Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8612011

Category: Club - Ball Head War Club

Region: Plains

Tribe: Sioux - Santee

Period: 1775-1800

Materials: Maple wood; iron spike; red pigment

Description: Ball head club with iron spike fitted into face of ball. Human figure (heavily damaged) is carved clinging to the back of the club and grasping the ball.

Dimensions: Length - 22.12 inches Width 5.5 inches Length - 56.2cm Width 14 cm


Alexander Gallery
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.


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


Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 44

Notes (click on note to open):

Drs. Ted J. Brasser 2007

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