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
Urban Country
By Appointment Only
(424) 529-6775
1stdibs Dealer since 2009 Located in Santa Monica, CA
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