PL NOTE NATURAL INCLUSIONS IN THE STONE APPEARING NEAR MOUTH AREA AT THE LOWER LIP ADDING CHARACTER. This is the ultimate in Maori art! The REAL KOKOPU (MEANS TROUT FISH LIKE SPOTTED) quality NEW ZEALAND JADE HEI TIKI. Raponi has made, a fantastic wearable piece.
SUPERB Charlie Wilson tiki in KOKOPU JADE. I have now this rare opportunity to present this fabulous KOKOPU JADE Hei tiki saved specially for my on line auctions! You may see copies of his work by unscrupulous sellers (that too in Russian/Siberian or non NZ Jade)! Be wary in these times of anyone and everyone being called master carver and any & every stone being called flower jade (by unscrupulous sellers) who wish to sell their cheap copies at exorbitant prices.
This is the real thing. Type: A distinctive CW design where the body is asymmetrical(ie ONE hand on the thigh and one on the tummy also called PUKU). This is based on traditional design!Tiki made from a slice of this very precious Quality KOKOPU JADE. (which is of quality Light to Brown green colour). SATIN POLISH finish with serrated PAUA shell eyes!
Completely hand finished at the end! 4 " X 2 3/8 " X 5/8 INCHES. 102 X 60 X 10 MMS. TO BE HUNG SIDEWAYS BY THE ARM USING A FLAX COLOURED ADJUSTABLE NYLON CORD AS SHOWN IN PICTURES. Please check my auctions which offer.
Top Traditional & Contemporary Work. Made in New Zealand by REAL TOP New Zealand Carver (whose tikis appear on the NZ post stamps & coins) in. My auctions offer you the choice, range and reasonable prices too!! The item "NZ NEPHRITE KOKOPU Spotted Jade POUNAMU GRENSTONE Charlie Wilson RAPONI Hei Tiki" is in sale since Thursday, January 11, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Pacific Islands".The seller is "nzgreenstone" and is located in Panania, NSW. This item can be shipped worldwide.