Rei Puta - 3529KH

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$990.00
The mark of a high Chief was one who wore the Rei Puta (whale tooth pendant), as the teeth of the Sperm Whale were highly prized because of their rarity. With actual whale teeth being such a rarity, it became common to fashion the tooth form from other materials.

Material: Onewa (NZ Greywacke)

Measurements: 115mm x 39mm x 24mm
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Artist: Kihoro Hohepa

Position: Pouako (Tutor)

Iwi: Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāti Rongomai

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Artist: Kihoro Hohepa

Position: Pouako (Tutor)

Iwi: Ngāti Pikiao, Ngāti Rongomai