Stone Pounder, penu, Tahiti, Society Islands
Lot 81
Pounder, Tahiti, Society Islands
Sold for US$ 475 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Pounder, Tahiti, Society Islands
penu
Basalt
height 5 3/4in (14.6cm)

Provenance:
Private East Coast Collection

Cf. Kaeppler (2010; figs. 330-333)

A finely carved dark-gray basalt in symmetrical tapering form with domed base and handle with traditional Tahitian three-part design (some losses); superbly worked smooth surface with root marks throughout indicating significant age.
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