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Horse Head Gunstock War Club for Sale

SOLD: $425

This smaller-proportioned weapon is a presentation war club carved from beautifully figured Grade 6 curly maple. The dense curl runs the full length of the weapon. The wood is hand-carved, with a teardrop sectioned grip and a diamond-sectioned upper portion. A carved horse head creates the butt. The back strike edge is carved with a deep saw-toothed pattern. The club is decorated with cone-headed brass tacks, including crosses on the upper section. 

The wood was treated with Aqua Fortis, heated, stained and then finished with several coats of hand-rubbed tung oil to bring out the beauty of the curl. A red horsehair “scalplock” drop is set into a brass cone with beads.

A sharpened forged steel knife blade projects from the striking edge. The handmade blade is draw-filed and patinaed for age. 

The blade is 4.75" long by 1" wide, and 1/8’’ thick. The club is 29" long, 4.5" wide by 1” thick at the butt.

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    Architecture and award-winning museum-quality custom handmade knives, edged weapons, powder horns, tomahawks, war clubs, jewelry, metal sculpture, cribbage boards, flint and obsidian knives, Japanese swords, menorahs, and more from Tucson, Arizona artist and architect Larry Gotkin.

    About Larry Gotkin
    Artist & Registered AZ Architect
    Tucson, Arizona
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