Toki Poutangata with stand
arahura river jade, matai wood, muka (prepared flax) cord, silver pine stand
370 x 145 (adze)
W nov19 #83-1
Arahura or inanga jade (blue-green & white colours) comes from the Arahura River catchment area of the South Island of New Zealand/Aotearoa.
Toki poutangata – greenstone adze – used as a weapon by a maori chief and is a symbol of chieftainship.