Rare Stone Pounder, penu, Gambier Archipelago, Island of Rapa
height 5in (12.8cm)
finely modeled into a traditional pounder shape, but with an atypical, slightly curved oval top representative of pounders from Rapa; extremely smooth surface with natural speckling to the stone.
Private East Coast Collection
Cf. Kaeppler (Blackburn Collection, 2011; fig. 393)