Unusual Maori carved wood Tekoteko pendant. 1 1/8 wide at ears. Weighs 1 ounce (27 grams). Former owner was a University anthropology professor, no other provenance.
Exquisitely carved with tattoos on his lower face and front of. His left hand has three very long fingers while his right hand disappears between his legs. Wonderful old/original dark patina on the front. It was evidently worn as a necklace because. The patina on back side is much lighter and it has a loop carved behind the neck in order to string it.I will guarantee it to be made before 1900 and authentic Maori. There is a chip at his right foot, otherwise perfect. Wear this and and and your aura will glow, it has powerful mana. The item "Antique 19th Century MAORI Carved Wood TekoTeko/Tiki Pendant Necklace Fetish EX" is in sale since Friday, May 3, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Pacific Islands". The seller is "balancejones" and is located in Omaha, Nebraska.
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