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Magnificent Pestle in coral from the Austral Islands

Lot reference 15018291
Magnificent Pestle in coral from the Austral Islands

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Probably collected on the Tubuai Island

PESTLE IN CORAL
Austral Islands
The circular and tapered end of this pestle in coral finishes in the form of a “Y”.
This kind of pestle in coral was used for the preparation of taro and cassava.

Material: Porites Coral (it is not listed in the CITES list of endangered species).
Height: 14 cm.

Reference:
- Polynesian Artifacts, The Oldman Collection, Illustrated and Described, Memoirs of the Polynesian Society, Wellington, 1953, pl.37, fig.457G
- It can be compared to the lot N° 89 of the Christies auction of June 14th 2011.

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    NZNick October 27, 2017

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