Joe Loux. | Joe Loux rare antique hand-club from Guyana
A hand-club or macana from Guyana in South America made from tropical hardwood and used during rituals.
Ritual hand-club, ritual tribal art, Guyana traditional art, Guyana weapon, tribal art, South American art
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Guyana Hand-Club, “Macana”.

Hand-club, macana
Guyana, South America
19th century
Wood, cotton

The macana was fashioned from dense tropical hardwood that could deliver a deathly blow.  They were highly prized possession used in dance, and ritual as well as fighting.

Price on request

Date

4 October 2022

Category

sculpture