Maori & Pacific Artefacts Auction
28 November 2012, Auckland
WORLD RECORD FOR FISH HOOK
REALISED : $26,965
Very Rare 18th C. Maori Hook
for catching Albatross with two high relief manaia heads, with one haliotis shell eye
(other 3 shell eyes missing). Polished bone, one inner barb, serrated outer barbs at point.
Webster Collection No. 441. Purchased from Webster by Brad Bradley c. 1960s.
Sold at Dunbar Sloane Auckland
Maori Artefacts Auction 28 November 2012
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