New Zealand | Four 'Hei-Tiki' pendants from the Maori people; nephrite || A) H: 12 cm, B) H: 10 cm, C and D) H: 8 cm. | A) Est. 10'000 - 15'000€ and Lots B, C, D sold as a single lot, Est 12'000 - 15'000€ ~ (June '15)
Three examples of Maori pendants ('hei tiki'). Traditionally carved from nephrite ('pounamu') - a stone difficult to both source and work - some of these may have been made from recycled nephrite adze blades.