FAB VINTAGE MAORI TIKI NEW ZEALAND NATIVE TIMBER BOOKENDS SOVEREIGN MID CENTURY. EXQUISITE PAIR OF MAORI TIKI BOOKENDS IN EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION!
Presenting a stunning pair of matching Maori Tiki bookends expertly hand crafted in native New Zealand timbers by Sovereign Woodworkers, model 29A. These fabulous bookends have a wonderfully sleek mid century modernist design and an appealing Tiki theme. The stylishly angular upright section of each bookend is composed of a stunning array of Native New Zealand timbers with a rich variety of colours and grains.The wedges of timber are expertly joined to create striking vertical lines, with a cut away section within each bookend containing a traditional Maori Tiki face. The Maori Tiki is depicted with protruding tongue with inlaid circles of Paua shell forming their dazzling eyes.
These stunning mid century pieces are presented in excellent vintage condition with no chips, cracks, breaks or repairs. These are amongst the very finest examples you will find. The surface retains a magnificent lustrous finish and the timbers have developed a lovely mellow patina that only time can bring.
They have been very well cared for and present spectacularly. The timber Tiki has developed an appealing patina that only time can bring. Original "Sovereign No 29A Native New Zealand Timbers" labels remain in place to each base, identifying the timbers used to produce these hand crafted pieces. Each bookend stands approx 112mms tall, measures 140mms in length and 130mms in width.
These fabulous vintage pieces have massive retro appeal, and would make a gorgeous feature in any Tiki or tribal themed home or bar not to mention a fine addition to any Maori Tiki collection! This exquisite set would make a fine addition to any Maori Tiki or Oceanic Art collection!A fabulous gift idea for the admirer of more unique, fine quality artistically designed retro objects! International buyers are most welcome. Sorry, no personal cheques accepted. All items are professionally packaged using quality materials.
We individually hand select quality vintage, antique, well designed and hand crafted pre-loved items, and proudly offer our finds for sale. We aim to describe and visually represent our items as accurately as possible. The item "FAB VINTAGE MAORI TIKI NEW ZEALAND NATIVE TIMBER BOOKENDS SOVEREIGN MID CENTURY" is in sale since Saturday, December 17, 2016.This item is in the category "Antiques\Ethnographic\Pacific Islands & Oceania". The seller is "threetreefrogs" and is located in Melbourne, Victoria. This item can be shipped worldwide.