Lot: 53

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Coupe à Kava "tanoa"

Îles Fidji

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Old English Collection M: 11,5 cm x 35 cm x 24 cm Cet objet n’est plus disponible.

wood, crack, minor missing parts

This beautiful bowl with signs of age and usage was intended for everyday use.

"Kava" is a traditional drink consumed throughout the Pacific Ocean cultures of Polynesia. It is made from the "Piper Methysticum" plant (also known as "intoxicating pepper").

Hooper, Steven, Fiji, Norwich 2016, p. 216 ff.