Tahitian Pounder
Lot 115
Food Pounder, Tahiti, Society Islands
Sold for US$ 1,000 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Food Pounder, Tahiti, Society Islands
height 6 1/4in (15.5cm)
the dark-gray, pitted stone most likely quarried from the island of Maupiti, with pyramid-form handle and gradually tapering sides leading to a flat base.

Provenance:
Dr. Donald Stanley Marshall, noted Polynesian scholar who worked at Peabody Museum, Salem and author of Raivavae (1961)
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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
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