Tiki mask Polynesian carved wood 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 the value of a 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 !
|Main color||brown / chocolate|
|Height||41 to 50cm|
|Origin||handcrafted and fair|
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