Fiji, spatula
23 cm
i Takitaki, spatula implement. The spatula is carved and shaped from a curved section of turtle bone. The shorter lug can be used as a handle at one end. Textured surface from the natural porous surface of the turtle bone.
See for a similar example The Oldman collection of Polynesian artefacts.
Ex-collection Herbert Tischner (1906 – 1984)