Lot 208

A MAORI WHAIKA Carved in whalebone, with fine and elaborate incised adornment, the handle terminating in a stylised tiki face with inlaid shell, 35.7cm long,  Provenance: From the collection of Lieutenant General Sir William Francis Drummond Jervois GCMG CB FRS (1821 – 1897), Governor General of Australia and the Straits Settlements (1875 – 1888); and thence by descent.

Estimate: £1,000-£2,000