Jacob Hebberley

Maker

Jacob Hebberley, of Wellington, was a Maori carver working in New Zealand from 1870 until his death in 1906. He specialised in producing ornate bowls, treasure boxes, replica weapons, model houses and walking sticks for European collectors, and undertook commissions for the Government to present to visiting dignitaries. He spent some of his early life in Rotorua working as a small-time dealer in Maori artefacts.

Source: Roger Neich (2001), 'Carved Histories: Rotorua Ngati Tarawhai Woodcarving', Auckland University Press, p255.
  • Gender
    Male
  • Relationship
    Artist/maker
  • Nationality
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Born
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place of birth
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Died
    1906
  • Place of death
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Cause of death
    Unknown or unrecorded

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