This is a beautiful Tiki measuring 20 inches tall (50 cm). The image is possibly one of the finest temple-style images, presenting all of the dynamic qualities of the style and the abstraction of the headdress, hair and eyes, which in this instance are triangular, faceted elements set into the hair pattern.
Provenance: the original is undetermined, possibly from Hale-o-keawe, Honaunau, Hawaii
This beautiful piece was hand carved out of premium monkey pod wood - the wood is solid and super thick and heavy and it was hand rubbed and hand polished to give it a smooth patina.
Perfect Tiki for your yard, pool, Tiki bar or simply indoors.
Great addition for your Tiki collection!.
Manifestations of Mana are what Polynesian sculptors' desire most, and Mana is not easy to define. It is most commonly defined as "power" but it also means dignity, serenity. It sometimes means bravery and often implies humor and pride. But there is no evil, no cruelty in Mana.
These sculptures are beautiful pieces! Place them by your entrance to greet your guests and to protect your home with their powerful presence!
Also a great gift idea with MUCH ALOHA!
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