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Powerful substantial old bold style Maori Hei Tiki with great presence & mana.

Desirable beautiful translucent greenstone pounamu from cascade area with purple markings.

Hefty thick heavy well sculptured section superbly proportioned
figure.
Uneven shoulders indicating movement.  Elongated lower body with extra tilted head.

Indication of ribs, elbows, hand fingers on thighs. Fat protruding Puku belly for fertility & seasonal increase sympathetic magic.

Hour glass worn vertical suspension hole. Heart shaped mouth with good indication of teeth and tongue and knees.

Serrated paua shell (Haliotis iris) eyes. Hand tool marks evident all over.

Well rubbed silky surface and some sheen/smoothness achieved due to wear use on high points. Fine patina consummate with age.

Early C20
100mm x 65mm (4inches X 2.5inches) 

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