4 December 2008
Na Pohaku Puka, la base de forme ovale et la poignée formée par une anse arrondie.
Hauteur: 15 cm. (6 in.)
Christie's Londres, 28 novembre 1983, lot 47
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Voir Brigham, W.T., Ancient Hawaiian Stone Implements, dans Memoirs of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum of Polynesian Ethnology and Natural History, Honolulu, 1902, vol.1, no.4, pl.XLV et XLVI pour plusieurs pilons similaires tous attribués à Kauai.
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