New Zealand - 21st century
|Object:||Fine, beautifully hand carved Maori Wheku and Tiki|
|Material:||Swordfish Tusk - Xiphias Gladius - New Zealand|
|Estimated Period:||21st century|
|Country of Origin:||New Zealand|
|Condition:||Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear|
Swordfish bill/tusk hand carved with traditional Maori Wheku and Tiki carving. Wheku, meaning 'carved face', depicts the face of an ancestor. The Wheku is generally found at the apex of the gable on a Wharenui, the Maori meeting house, and symbolizes an important ancestor after whom the house was named. The eyes of this Maori have been decorated with abalone shell, adding striking detail.
DIMENSIONS including stand
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|Rest of Europe||$25.86|
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