An ancient God image of volcanic stone, Kona, Hawaii.
It was the prayers and offerings which gave an Hawaiian object mana and converted in into a God, no matter what the form. Sir Peter Buck (Bonham catalogue notes).
Ex. J.E. Reinecke, collected during an archaeological survey of Kona. Ex Bonham's Tribal Art.
10 in. x 6 in. x 5 in. / 25.4 cm. x 15.24 cm. x 12.70 cm.