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Hei Tiki, L71.56

Physical Description

Pounamu/nephrite Hei Tiki, inanga variety, light green coloured streaks, and medium green streaks. Some feather fractures and low translucency. Less streaky towards top of head. Head of hei tiki is tilted to the left. No sealing wax is evident in eyes. Arms rest on thighs. Three toes to each foot. Suspension hole at top of head is broken out.

Research Notes

Feather Fractures —Russell Beck
Chatoyant
High transperancy
Natural
Finished

Provenance

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 85 x 54mm

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