Kauri Gum Collection

Production date
27 Mar 1970
14 Jan 2010
Edmund A. Evans - Kauri Gum collection. 5 separate parts one of which includes 55 pieces of kauri gum.
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Kauri Gum (Agathis australis resin)
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The top two shelves of the four shelf large display case are covered in small, medium and large pieces of kauri gum (and two boxes of kauri gum "hair"). All the pieces have been cut and polished to a near transparent surface, except for one piece, which has been shaped in to the head of a Maori warrior. Specimens of almost all the colours & grades of kauri gum are represented.
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