Open daily, 10am–5pm, Free

419 Great King Street Dunedin, New Zealand

From Monday 27 November – Friday 1 December, the Tūhura Science Centre and Tropical Forest will be closed for maintenance. 
We strive to produce the best experience 
for our visitors and this will allow us to make our Science Centre better for years to come.

Figure, F43.54

Physical Description

Ivory figurine in three main parts: a lotus throne stand, figure carved in the half-round and a back plate all pegged together. The figure is of a young woman in a long belted robe or gown with a decorated yolk. There is a dark brown imperfection in the ivory on the right leg. The hair has been done up in a 'bun' on top of the head. She holds in her left hand a bunch of flowers and in her right a flower basket. Back plate is engraved with stylised clouds. Height 16cm.


Purchased at the sale of D Ferguson by: Mr Percy Halsted


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 162 x 49 x 34mm

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