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Enquiry from Online Galleries regarding "A Tongan fly whisk, or fly trap, Fue made of horse Fue Iku I Hoosi braided with coir sinnet, with a hardwood handle"
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Size : 43 cm high
17 ins high
They were a visual symbol of status and were mainly found in the possession of chiefs or men of priviledged rank. Sometimes fly whisk handles were recycled from other objects such as the shaft of a fighting club or a spear point, which brought with them 'mana' from their previous use.
|Height||43.00 cm||(16.93 inches)|