Mere; after 1800; New Zealand; E150.938

Name/Title

Mere

About this object

Greenstone mere, probably from Rotorua. The mere is a hand club that is carried in a flax belt. They were usually only carried by Chiefs of high standing.

Date Made

after 1800

Place Made

New Zealand

Medium and Materials

Greenstone (pounamu)

Measurements

44x10.5cm (LW)

Collection

Hall Collection

Credit Line

Mere, Canterbury Museum, E150.938, New Zealand

Object Type

Taonga Maori

Object number

E150.938

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