Maori Greenstone Amulet, hei tiki, New Zealand
Lot 114Y
Maori Greenstone Amulet, hei tiki, New Zealand
Sold for US$ 21,250 inc. premium
Auction Details
Oceanic Art San Francisco
11 Feb 2012 7:00 PST

Auction 20157
Lot Details
Maori Greenstone Amulet, hei tiki, New Zealand
height 3 3/8in (8.5cm)
finely carved, probably without the use of metal tools, with paua (Haliotis) shell-inlay eyes, faint remnants of carving on the face and belly indicative of much wear and handling, two suspension holes on the reverse, one worn through and the other inset with a later gold ring.

Provenance:
Private Collection, England
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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
    Bonhams
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    Los Angeles, 90046
    United States
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