[singlepic id=57 w=450 h=250 float=none]Dish, Sedreniburau
Double oil dish carved from a solid piece of vesi wood. The two parts are leaf-shaped and of unequal size. In pre-Christian times, scented coconut oil was sacred and used by priests to anoint their bodies.
Fiji. Collected by A. Maudslay, 1875-80. 1931.215