Minature Coconut Grater, Nukuoro Island
Lot 94Y
Miniature Coconut-Grating Stool, Nukuoro Atoll, Caroline Islands
US$ 3,000 - 4,000
€2,200 - 2,900
Auction Details
Oceanic Art San Francisco
11 Feb 2012 7:00 PST

Auction 20157
Lot Details
Miniature Coconut-Grating Stool, Nukuoro Atoll, Caroline Islands
length 14 1/4in (36.5cm)
of anthropomorphic form with serrated iridescent-shell (probably Haliotis) grater bound by fiber cordage.

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
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