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

A Large 18th Century Mere Pounamu

Realised: $30,000 plus premium

Lot Details

A Large 18th Century Mere Pounamu Elegant finely carved spatulate shaped blade reducing to a tapering grip section. The butt carved with five concentric grooves and pierced with a classical stone drilled countersunk suspension hole. Carved in kawakawa variety stone with a large milky inclusion running down one side. Small natural scar to the butt. Length 37cm. Y13826