Stone Pounder, Tahiti, Society Islands
Lot 280
Stone Pounder, Tahiti, Society Islands
US$ 4,000 - 6,000
€2,900 - 4,300
Auction Details
Stone Pounder, Tahiti, Society Islands
Lot Details
Stone Pounder, Tahiti, Society Islands
penu
height 7 1/8in (18cm)
Basalt

Provenance:
Edward Dodd, noted author and ethnologist, recovered from the pass at Moorea in the 1950s
Private East Coast Collection

Once used for preparing food, this penu has the typical Tahitian t-form handle and is heavily covered in ancient coral.
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Contacts
  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
    Bonhams
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    Los Angeles, 90046
    United States
    Work +1 323 436 5416
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