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An uncommon 19thC Maori pounamu hei tiki

Estimate: $2,400


Lot Description

An uncommon 19thC Maori pounamu hei tiki, chin turned to the left, remnants of red sealing wax to eyes, right hand to abdomen, left hand to thigh. H.95mm. Note: in the uncommon Bowenite variety of pounamu, displaying high translucency and of good green tone, hei tiki are uncommon in this stone and were prized by Maori. Reg. Y21011.