JEWELLERY, DECORATIVE & FINE ARTS AUCTION Tuesday, 12 March 2024 - 10:00 AM start

A rare massive New Zealand (Northland) kauri gum boulder,

Realised: $10,000 plus premium

Lot Details

of natural form with polished top, showing good mid to dark toning's with semi translucence. 500 x 380 x 215mm. 16.9kgs. Note: This is the largest kauri gum boulder we have ever sold and one of the largest we know about. It is recorded by Te Ara (The Encyclopaedia of NZ) that 'By the 1890s, pieces weighing around 5 kilograms were uncommon.'