Large opaque, dense pounamu (possibly kahurangi) toki (adze); Unknown; New Zeala...

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Name/Title

Large opaque, dense pounamu (possibly kahurangi) toki (adze)

About this object

Has a very sharp blade, resembles the top of a right angled triangle. Has a textured handle with both of the two flat areas and the two sides have been polished smooth to form the large edge. Has four rows of wire wound around the top of the handle.

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

New Zealand

Subject and Association Keywords

Adze

Subject and Association Keywords

Pounamu

Subject and Association Keywords

Toki

Medium and Materials

pounamu

Measurements

Height: 40mm
Width (widest point): 105mm
Length: 370mm

Collection

Maori: Taonga Collection

Credit Line

Miss L Gascoyne, Waimate

Object Type

Toki

Object number

040-1900-355-0001

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