carved from a single piece of walnut; gracefully formed with slightly beveled handle and embellished with 178 square-shanked brass tacks; depicted along one side is incised imagery of a crooked lance and a split linear element; an otter, or Underwater Panther, tops the crest of the club; remnants of yellow pigment on surface, length 23.25 in.
Similar examples can be found published in: Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Arts (Warnock 2009: p. 53) and in Plains Indian Sculpture (Ewers 1986: p. 27, fig. 19).
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