[singlepic id=56 w=450 h=250 float=none] Priest’s dish, iBuburaunibete
Shallow yaqona dish carved from sacred vesi wood with a spiralling pedestal base. In use, the dish would have been placed on the ground in the spirit house and yaqona sipped by a kneeling priest through a straw.
Originally from Fiji. Acquired by A. von Hügel from W. D. Webster, 1896, London. Z 3422