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Wakahuia (treasure box) - Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

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Early contact period c. 1790s Superbly carved oval waka huia

Early contact period c. 1790s Superbly carved oval waka huia…

Early contact period c. 1790s Superbly carved oval waka huia lidded box. Spiral carving; suspension point carved with two giant tiki faces each end with paua shell eyes (one eye missing). Male and female tiki figures carved on the underside in sexual connection, with two paua shell insets on male figure, the lid has a raised serpentine shaped carved handle. Hairline split one end with staple inside and a tiny patch. Length 43 cm. Width 16 cm

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Wakahuia (treasure box) - Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

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Wakahuia (treasure box) - Collections Online - Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Wooden Maori Wakahuia - These sacred and ornately carved boxes are made from the native Tawa or Kauri tree and were used by Maori tribes to store valuables. This unusual gift is perfect for storing any kind of small valuables you may have. #UnusualGifts #MaoriArt #ValuableBox #GiftsForHer