19th Century Maori ‘Hei Tiki’ Nephrite Pendant


A finely carved Maori ‘Hei Tiki’ pendant, dating from the latter half of the 19th Century.

Made of green stone, from the southern island of New Zealand, the pendant would have been worn with a finely woven chord. There are remnants of red sealing wax to the eye recesses. It has been finished with a Victorian 18 carat gold link.

Size: 54 x 34mm
Weight: 17g