A large protruding tongue and dazzling inlaid paua shell eyes beautifully complete this exquisite example. IMPRESSIVE FINELY CARVED VINTAGE MAORI TIKI FIGURE. Appealing adze marks enhance the primitive hand crafted feel while a pleasing mellow patina that only time can bring adds appealing character to this impressive piece. This hand carved figure retains its original "Tupapa Brand" label to the base beautifully authenticating this is an genuine Maori carved example.
This vintage piece would make a stunning feature in any Tiki or tribal themed home or bar not to mention a fantastic addition to any Maori Tiki collection! SIZE: This impressive Tiki figure stands approx 250mms tall, measures 60mms in width and 95mms in depth. CONDITION: This superb piece is presented in excellent vintage condition with no big chips, cracks, breaks or repairs. There is the odd incredibly tiny, shallow nibbles to the lower edges of the base, noticeable only on extremely close examination and in no way detracting from the beauty of this authentically vintage example. This piece has been very well cared for and presents spectacularly.
This exquisite piece would make a fine addition to any Maori Tiki or Oceanic Art collection! An outstanding feature for any Tiki or tribal styled home or bar. A fabulous gift idea for the discerning admirer of fine quality, hand crafted vintage objects of sheer beauty and ideal for anyone who appreciates and respects Maori culture!We use PREMIUM grade packaging materials including:? High grade double sided bubble wrap?
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We hope you enjoy browsing the curated collection of quality objects showcased in our store. We look forward to dealing with you! All items are professionally packaged to the highest of standards to ensure their safe arrival.Get images that make Supersized seem small. Showcase your items with Auctiva's. The item "VINTAGE NEW ZEALAND MAORI TIKI HAND CARVED WOODEN FIGURE SCULPTURE TUPAPA LABEL" is in sale since Monday, September 6, 2021. 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.