Masterpiece Maori Tekoteko Wood carving

Masterpiece Maori Tekoteko Wood carving

$4,000.00Price

An incredible hand carved  Maori tekoteko figure on a koruru base. Made to go at the apex of a pataka storage house to guard and protect the contents. Carved from rare Chatham island Akeake a wood prized for its amazing hardness and most commonly used for hand clubs. Akeake Olearia traversii grows in windswept locations and is often cracked and distressed as in this piece.The crack however is stable. Awesome natural colour.430mm high x 110mm wide

  • An incredible hand carved  Maori tekoteko figure on a koruru base. Made to go at the apex of a pataka storage house to guard and protect the contents. Carved from rare Chatham island Akeake a wood prized for its amazing hardness and most commonly used for hand clubs. Akeake Olearia traversii grows in windswept locations and is often cracked and distressed as in this piece.The crack however is stable. Awesome natural colour.430mm high x 110mm wide