11 mai 2016

Maori Anthropomorphic Neck Pendant, New Zealand, hei tiki

Lot 117. Maori Anthropomorphic Neck Pendant, New Zealand, hei tiki. Greenstone (pounamu), height 4 3/4in (12.1cm). Sold for US$ 31,250 (€27,390) inc. premium. Photo: Bonhams. Extremely well carved with head turned to the left side with large circular eyes and mouth open revealing the tongue, the arms resting on the hips; pierced through at the top of the head for suspension, the hole showing much wear from extensive use; the surface finely worked into a smooth and lustrous finish. Provenance: Private... [Lire la suite]
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