Collection of Indian Clubs with Original Paint Surface

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Large collection of 15 Indian clubs or juggling pins with original paint surface. Great alligatored patina on many. Late 19th and early 20th century clubs. Indian clubs rose to popularity in the US during the health craze of the late Victorian era. Indian clubs were first repurposed for juggling by an American, Dewitt Cook in the late 19th century. The large black pin in the back row has stripes that were applied with cloth tape. The largest of the pins is 19" x 3" x 2". The smallest is 16" x 3" x 2".

Details

  • In the Style Of
    Folk Art
  • Date of Manufacture
    Late 19th-Early 20th Century
  • Period
    1890-1899
    Materials and Techniques
    Hand-Painted   Wood
  • Condition
    Good. Condition as expected for items that were used for juggling and exercise. Please see images. .
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor fading.
    Dimensions
    19 in. H x 2 in. W x 3 in. D
    48 cm H x 5 cm W x 8 cm D
  • Dealer Location
    Santa Monica, CA
  • Number of Items
    15
  • Reference Number
    LU87347623623
About the Seller

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Located in Santa Monica, CA

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