Rare and Important Knobbed Pounder, Hawaiian Islands
pohaku ku'i poi
height 8in (20.3cm)
Lot Kalani Kaulukou, Honolulu, Hawaii
John Dominis Holt, Honolulu, Hawaii
Together with an old framed handmade Christmas card from the 1920s. Pounders made of coral are rare and the present example is beautifully sculpted with perfect proportions, balance and surface.