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Production Date
1917
Description
Carved Kauri block which depicts an open book resting at an angle on its own stand which, in turn, rests on a solid block of Kauri gum. The whole carving is golden brown in colour and translucent. Through the pages of the book the words: "Memory Kauri Gum of N.Z." are clearly visible as being inscribed within the Kauri gum book. On the base of the carving, "1917" is inscribed in reverse.
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Gum
Signature/Marks and Type
Memory Kauri Gum of N.Z. Inscribed
Accession No
1969.337.9
Credit Line
1917. Carving [Kauri Gum Book], 1969.337.9. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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