COOK ISLAND CORAL MORTAR/ VESSEL
Period/Date: Late 19th century
Materials: white coral
Description: A unique specimen carved from a single chunk of coral and hollowed in the center. Its use is largely unknown but feel it was likely made for the tourist trade in the Victorian era? Richly textured and tactile surface. In good condition retaining old typed label.
Dimensions: Length 5.5" (14 cm), Width 6 1/8" (15.5 cm), Weight: 2.5 lbs
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