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Early 19 th Century
Size : 107 cm long – 42 ins long
However , Steven Phelps maintains ( The James Hooper Collection ) that the butts of 'Apa?Apai' clubs reveal a favoured Tongan form of butt lug , its sides not reaching the full width of the club shaft . On Samoan clubs they took the form of a broad pierced triangle , the sides of which sloped down to the full width of the handle .
Tongan 'Apa?Apai' clubs were almost certainly introduced to Samoa where they began to be made and were called 'Uatogi.'
|Height||107.00 cm||(42.13 inches)|