Lot 54: A fine and old Nukuoro Coconut grating stool

A fine and old Nukuoro Coconut grating stool, Nukuoro Atoll; Micronesia

Likely 19th C., the stool of powerful form with loss of blade at tip as expected; the form in imitation of a zoomorph with wide seat and perfect cubistic line and form. Excellent old patina of age and use. Deeply saturated with oil from shredding coconut. A fine and rare example. H. 15 1/2", W. 22 1/2"

Property of a New York Private Collector

Ex. Hawaiian Private collection
Ex. Webb's Auctions, New Zealand

Price Realized: $1,600

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