The Epsom Collection of Taonga Tuesday, 19 March 2024 - 6:00 PM start

Pre-European Toki Pounamu

Realised: $3,000 plus premium

Lot Details

Pre-European Toki Pounamu Kawakawa variety stone with pale mottled inclusions. Quadrangular cross-section with scarf marks running down both lateral edges with slight asymmetry to the poll. Double sided bevel with a smooth polished surface throughout. Some fritting to the cutting edge. Provenance: Ex John Lawford Collection purchased at Dunbar Sloane in 2003. Length 22cm. Y1729