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

A Large 19th Century Mere Pounamu

Realised: $13,000 plus premium

Lot Details

A Large 19th Century Mere Pounamu Large heavy spatulate shaped with smooth curved surface tapering to a sharp translucent edge. Five concentric grooves carved to the butt and pierced for suspension. The blade is sharp with minor fritting. Carved in Kawakawa variety stone marbled with pale to milky inclusions. Provenance: Ex John Lawford Collection purchased from Dunbar Sloane in 2003. Length 36.5cm. Y5489