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Lot 0007C
Native American, Pacific Northwest Coast, ca. mid to late 19th century CE. A finely-crafted food pounder, meticulously-carved from a mottled blue-grey stone with light inclusions. The pounder has a slender, tapering handle with a bulb-shaped end, an extended shoulder, and a wide conical pounding head with a flat face. The smoothness of the pounding face as well as the handle indicates its extensive use. Custom museum-quality display stand included. Size: 8.25" H (21 cm); 9.5" H (24.1 cm) on included custom stand.

Provenance: private Newport Beach, California, USA collection

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Surface wear commensurate with age and use as expected, small chips to shoulder, body, handle, and bulb tip, and light discoloration. Nice earthen deposits throughout.

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Mid-19th C. Northwest Coast Stone Food Pounder

Estimate $450 - $650May 24, 2018
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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