Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
A 19thC large and impressive Maori pounamu mere, the traditional spatulate blade with reduced grip and rounded butt, the semi-cylindrical suspension hole with tapered outer edges, the nephrite of good dark green tone with dark and pale inclusions. L.415mm. Provenance: Ex. a private old Auckland estate. Registered Y21180. Must be a registered collector to purchase.