Puka Pounder Number 3 – VanTiki – Chieftain’s Edition

Puka Pounder Number 3 – VanTiki – Chieftain’s Edition

Date of Release: August 20, 2020

Edition: Chieftain’s Edition

Edition Size: 5

Designed By: VanTiki

Sculpted By: VanTiki

Manufactured By: VanTiki

Country of Origin: United States (OR)

Location Sold: VanTiki

Original Price: eBay Auction


The Puka Pounder is Vantiki’s third mug in a series of puka pounders inspired by artifacts found in The Bishop Museum. The traditional tool was used by ancient Hawaiians to grind taro plant into poi for consumption. This particular edition features cracks and genuine paua shell inlay in the eyes. It was sold on eBay.

Color: Grey with red interior

Material: Ceramic

Shape: Tool

Dimensions: 6½” wide x 5½” tall


Capacity Size: 10 fl. oz.

Unique Markings: “© VANTIKI AP” is written on the bottom of this mug, along with an edition number.

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Special Notes: The development of this mug was featured in VanTiki’s Tiki Technical Tuesday videos on YouTube and Instagram. A balloon was used to to glaze the interior and exterior of the mug differently.

Average Value = $ 474.00
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