Ex: Gen. Harry Bandholtz collection which won first prize at the St. Louis Exposition in 1905. Displayed at the Monroe County Historical Museum, 2001-2. 71 1/4” length with a large and particularly flamboyant head with upcurled base spurs. Iron socket. Fine alternate woven split cane and red rattan wrap. Tapered shaft made without a base shoe. Fine preservation for the period. Collected during the Philippine Insurrection (1899-1902) at which time headhunting was still practiced. Compare to Metropolitan Museum #36.25.2046, ex: Stone collection, illustrated in Stone’s Glossary, fig 278 and which is of inferior quality and condition to this example.


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