Three pendants (hei tiki)

Maori peoples, New Zealand
19th–20th century
Maori peoples


Object Place: New Zealand

Dimensions

Overall: 9.2 x 4.4 x 0.6 cm (3 5/8 x 1 3/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2004.2237

Medium or Technique

Stone; nephrite jade pendant on right

On View

Arts of Asia, Oceania, and Africa Gallery (Gallery 177)

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Unclassified

Provenance

1909, acquired by Harry Geoffrey Beasley (b. 1882 - d. 1939), Cranmore, England (Beasley number 385); March 3, 1975, Beasley collection sale, Graves, Son, and Pilcher's Auction Room, Hove, England, lot 158. By 1997, Landon Clay, Peterborough, NH; 2004, year-end gift of Landon Clay to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 23, 2005)

Credit Line

Gift of Landon T. Clay