The "raparapa" or gable ends portrayed by "hgututa" or profile faces with four fingers protruding from them, his hands, the "tahuhu" or ridge timber, his spine, and the "heke" or rafters, his ribs. It is quite an awesome sight to stand in front of a large "whare-runanga" for the first time. Now you can have your own tribal meeting house at home or in your tattoo parlor - a truly amazing piece of art work. PROVENANCE : A 4 page brochure with an image of this piece certifies it as an Authentic Maori Carving Design.I have not found any mention of the company this came from online - MOKO PRODUCTS in Auckland New Zealand. The item "Whare Runanga Maori Tribal Meeting House Authentic Wood Carved Moko Statue 70s" is in sale since Wednesday, July 8, 2020.
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