Tiki head wood, to lay or hang.
H40 x 11 x P5cm about. Handcrafted in carved wood and hand painted. Fastener for wall mounting included.
The legends tell that the Tiki would be the creator of man, and that the sorcerers polynesians him, attributed powers. Strength, beauty and prosperity... 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.
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.
The tiki confer power, strength and protection against dangers. It has a value of talisman : a tiki placed outside of a house protects its inhabitants.