Tiki mask wood carved and hand painted.
Dimensions : H50 x 13 x P5cm. Material : wood albizia. A fastener is present at the back for easy hanging the mask.
The Polynesians the peoples worshipped and feared. The tiki represents their old gods and distant ancestors mythic. It is a being half-man, half-god who gives power, strength and protection against dangers. It has a value of talisman : a tiki placed outside of a house protects its inhabitants.
Handcrafted fair trade.
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The legends tell that the Tiki would be the creator of man, and that the sorcerers polynesians him, attributed powers. Strength, beauty and prosperity... the key features of these sculptures are reflected by a triangular face with the absence of a neck, the arms stuck to the body and jambres sleeves. The head of the tiki symbolizes the power that it houses. His eyes express the knowledge and the power of the supernatural. As for his stretched mouth, and sometimes she pulls the language, or shows his teeth to mark the challenge, and provoke the opponent.
This beautiful piece of 50cm of height will add a touch of the exotic and bewildering to your decor !
- Traditional Tiki mask in solid wood carved and painted by hand. The tiki is a half-man, half-god of the Polynesian tradition. Like a talisman, it confers power, strength and protection against danger.
Height 50 x 13 x Depth 5cm approx., Height 50 x Width 13 x Depth 5cm approximately. A fastener is present at the back to easily hang the mask.
- This article may present slight imperfections and differences in appearance compared to the photographed model, proof of its artisanal origin and its authenticity.
- Delivery method
- Standard item
- Object type
- brown / chocolate
- Handcrafted and fair
- Patterns & Symbols