Minature Coconut Grater, Nukuoro Island
Lot 41Y
Miniature Coconut-Grating Stool, Nukuoro Atoll, Caroline Islands
Sold for US$ 812 inc. premium
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Lot Details
Miniature Coconut-Grating Stool, Nukuoro Atoll, Caroline Islands
Wood, shell (probably Haliotis)
length 14 1/4in (36.5cm)

Provenance:
Henry Nanpei, Ponape
The Nanpei Family was a prominent family on Ponape at the end of the 19th century.

Of anthropomorphic form with serrated iridescent-shell grater bound by fiber cordage.
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