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
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.
Original Price: eBay Auction
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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.
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