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. It gives power, strength and protection against dangers. It has a value of talisman : a tiki placed outside of a house protects its inhabitants.
Tiki mask wood, completely carved and hand painted.
Dimensions : H33 x 11 x P5cm about. A fastener is present at the back for easy hanging the mask.
The legends tell that the Tiki would be the creator of man, and that the sorcerers polynesians him, attributed powers. 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 wood used for the manufacture of this tiki is called the Jempinis. It comes from forests planted specifically to supply the craft.
With our articles of decoration maori easily create an exotic atmosphere and bewildering in a room of your home.
This mask is inspired by the true Tiki traditional Polynesian, found in Tahiti or Hawaii for example.
- Masque Tiki traditionnel en bois massif sculpté et peint à la main. Le tiki est un être mi-homme, mi-dieu de la tradition polynésienne. Tel un talisman, il confère pouvoir, force et protection contre les dangers.
Hauteur 30 à 33 x Largeur 11 x Profondeur 5cm environ. Une attache est présente à l'arrière pour accrocher facilement le masque.
- 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