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Massue courte, Maori, Nouvelle-Zélande | lot | Sotheby's Arte Tribal, Tribal Art, Maori Patterns, Maori People, Polynesian Art, Maori Designs, Nz Art, Maori Art, Kiwiana

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Tawhiao Potatau Te Wherowhero the second Maori King Gottfried Lindauer Maori Tattoos, Maori Face Tattoo, Tattoos Bein, Marquesan Tattoos, Face Tattoos, Borneo Tattoos, Thai Tattoo, Tribal Tattoos, Polynesian Art

King Tāwhiao

This portrait is of the second Māori king, Tāwhiao, a leader of great mana. Such leaders also held a high degree of tapu or sacredness and restriction.

Traditional Maori Green Jade Patu Mere Sculpture : Mountain Jade New Zealand Jade, Maori Tribe, Maori People, Polynesian Islands, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Art Carved, Aboriginal Art, Ancient History

New Zealand Pounamu Small Mere with Black Cord

This is a very unique small jade mere. It has been hand carved by Mountain Jade carvers from a piece of jade which is mix of earthy tones, including yellows, greens and browns.

Dark stained wood wahaika decorated all over with an amalgam of… Wood Carving Art, Bone Carving, Wood Art, Arte Tribal, Tribal Art, Maori Tribe, Polynesian Art, Maori Designs, Dark Wood Stain

Dark stained wood wahaika decorated all over with an amalgam of…

Dark stained wood wahaika decorated all over with an amalgam of surface carving including kowhaiwhai and rauponga, the forward projecting figure to the blade edge based on a tau-ihu (canoe prow), the terminal knob carved as a koruru profile head with inlaid paua shell eyes and with a flax cord. 38 cm. Length

Maori weapon called a 'Mere' a flat War Club made of Jade. Deadliest Warrior, Maori Tribe, Maori Art, Indigenous Art, Prehistoric, New Zealand, Weapons, Carving, Ptsd Quotes

Deadly

There is a show called deadliest warrior where they test weapons and armor with fancy technology and science. They use ballistic gel which simulates the density and viscosity of human flesh. Here is a bullet piercing the gel and showing hydrostatic shock. They also use animal carcasses like sides of beef and torsos of pig which also simulate human tissue. Than they use weapons from the ancient and modern world of war on these items to see what they can do. This interests me but not Loo, so I…

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Patu Wood Carving | Shop New Zealand

The Patu belongs to the Meremere family of weapons. This Maori War Club is a plain but very lethal club. Patu means to Pierce and Chop and was used with great skill and dexterity during battle. This Maori Carving is a good representation of Maori Weapons and Maori Art.

Wood carving is a sacred art form for Maori from hand made wearable art and necklaces to weapons, gift boxes, intricate wall art and traditional sculptures. Abstract Sculpture, Bronze Sculpture, Wood Sculpture, Traditional Sculptures, Maori Art, Ice Sculptures, Character Costumes, Wood Carving, Primitive

Wood Art

Wood carving is a sacred art form for Maori from hand made wearable art and necklaces to weapons, gift boxes, intricate wall art and traditional sculptures.

This Small Maori Carved Patu Club is an example of the traditional War Club, used mostly in pre-European times, since it became somewhat obsolete after. Filipino Tribal Tattoos, Hawaiian Tribal Tattoos, Body Art Tattoos, Maori Tattoos, Maori Tribe, Maori Patterns, Hawaiian Crafts, Cross Tattoo For Men, Maori Designs

Small Maori Carved Patu Club from ShopNZ.com

This Small Maori Carved Patu Club is an example of the traditional Maori War Club, used mostly in pre-European times, since it became somewhat obsolete after the arrival of the Europeans and their guns. The patu was traditionally made out of wood or stone, and if made from greenstone was more commonly called a mere. It was used in a thrusting motion, often aimed just below the ribs, and sometimes at the head. This patu is made from Kauri and measures approximately 26cm (10 1/4")…