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Hei tiki; KMBS 0855.1

Hei tiki; KMBS 0855.1
Name/Title
Hei tiki
About this object
Whalebone hei tiki with paua shell eyes set in red sealing wax. The tiki's head is presented face on.The extended tongue curves towards the tiki's left shoulder. Four holes give shape to the chest and inwardly curved legs. At the top of the head is a suspension hole approx 5 mm in diameter.
Medium and Materials
Whalebone
Paua shell
Wax

Measurements
93 x 56 x 10 mm
Subject and Association Keywords
Kathleen Mansfield Beauchamp (Katherine Mansfield)
Vera Mackintosh Bell (née Beauchamp)
Harold Beauchamp
Object Type
Pendants
Object number
KMBS 0855.1

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