Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8903029

Category: Club - Ball Head War Club

Region: Northeast

Tribe: Great Lakes - Western Great Lakes, Santee or Ojibwa-Chippewa

Period: 1800-1825

Materials: Maple wood; glass mirrors; brass tacks; iron tacks.

Description: Ball head style club with the top or head area being fitted with mirrors on opposing sides. Handle is decorated with brass tacks; iron tacks; hot file branding; carving of an otter (near top) and two carved horse heads (at bottom).

Dimensions: Length 23.75 inches 60.3 cm; Width 3.75 inches 9.5 cm.


Alexander Gallery
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


Sotheby's Auction Catalogue, Sotheby's, New York, Sale 5785, Lot 160, November 29, 1988
Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 52

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