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Pendant, O50.025

Physical Description

Nephrite/pounamu, light green streaky, kawakawa variety. Burnt black around almost complete perimeter. Rather like leg form (Comp Spk. 4.38) but on display as fish form.
Right side straight, curving at distal end. Distal edge straight. Left side straight, curving at distal end to small squared projection
Proximal end - left side series of notches formed by drilling and breaking, right side slopes down to right. Perforated centre - right side Small, straight hole - drilled from both sides .Chatoyant bamds, medium transparency.

References

Mana Pounamu - New Zealand Jade; Russell Beck

Provenance

From the collection of William Oldman
Locality:

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 77 x 25 x 6mm

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