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Object description

  • Tahitian attribution
  • Poi Pounder, before 1930
  • Stone
  • Tahiti
  • H: 8 in, dia.: 5 in (H: 20.3 cm, dia.: 12.7 cm)
  • Gift of F. Walter Bergmann, 1958
  • E35765


This is a carafe shaped poi pounder. It has a T-head with large vertical ears. There are three lateral bands in relief on the light grey close grain stone.