Plains stylized club simulating a mallard's head - halfway between a gunstock and a ball. Long file burnt handle, round head with green pigment surrounded by tacks with forged iron spikes set in lead. Native walnut. Ex Dennis Flughu, Canton, Illinois.
PERIOD: 19th CenturyORIGIN: Great Basin - Unknown, Native American
SIZE: 22 1/2"L; Head 3 1/2"D, Spike 1 1/2"