Large Food Pounder, Micronesia
Lot 92Y
Large Food Pounder, Micronesia
Sold for US$ 4,750 inc. premium
Auction Details
Oceanic Art San Francisco
11 Feb 2012 7:00 PST

Auction 20157
Lot Details
Large Food Pounder, Micronesia
height 7 1/4in (8.4cm)
of unusually large size and elegantly carved from coral with a round, flat top with four points, the tapering handle leading to a domed bottom; fine pitted surface.

Provenance:
Henry Nanpei, Ponape
The Nanpei Family was a prominent family on Ponape at the end of the 19th century.
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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
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