Putorino

Description
Brown polished Putorino made from wood cut in two halves and joined together. Head at each end - one carved. No hole at bottom end. Paua inserts forming eyes. Gapping mouth with drop lip tongue. Typical "Little" spiral at head. Rings of serrated paua on chin. Lips decorated with pakura motifs. Six lashings of kiekie-like bindings
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