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Pendant, D29.587

Physical Description

Nephrite/pounamu, green/gre/silvery mottled, inanga variety, feather fractures and low transparency. Fish form.
Dorsal (right) edge convex and ground flat. Ventral (left) edge also convex but less so. Tapers towards tail (broken off). Head rounded with perforation drilled from both sides, cutting groove along ventral surface (belly area.)

Research Notes

Feather Fractures —Russell Beck
Low transperancy
Micro Crimp Folds inclusions
Low temperature heat treated. Reground after heating. Broken off point
Finished. Saw scarves one side.

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 100 x 18mm

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