Fijian Tabua Adornment

Fijian tabua

Object Type: Adornment

Locality: Fijian islands

Circa: 19oo

Material: Whale Tooth and Natural Coconut Fibres

Dimensions across tooth: 14.5 cm

Description: An old butter yellow large Fijian Tabua ornament. Tabua were an important wealth and status object, often exchanged as gifts at weddings and other ceremonial occasions. He whales tooth is 14.5 cm across and it has a nice thick coir necklace. Warm golden patina,

Price: $1400 AUD

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