Presentation Sperm Whale Tooth, tabua, together with a Boar's Tusk Pendant, bati ui vuaka, Fiji Islands
length of tooth 5 in (12.5cm); pendant diameter 3 1/2in (9cm)
each with fine, aged, natural honey-brown patina.
Tusk Pendant only: James Hooper Collection (no. H832)
William Kranzler, Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, Massachusetts
Cf. Clunie (1986: figs. 99, 149-152); and Kaeppler (2010: figs. 6, 12 and 13)