'Carvings on a Whare Whakairo Meeting House, Rotorua, Taupo Volcanic Zone, North Island, New Zealand' Photographic Print - Kober Christian | Art.com
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Prosperity Mask by Kerry Kapua Thompson, Māori artist (KX40401)
Medium: whalebone. Size: 17.75 x 10 x 1.5 inches (framed). The mask represents the responsibility of the role of every family member. Seafood is the main source of nutrition to the Maori.
Tāku Toa • My Warrior Spirit by Ian-Wayne Grant, Māori artist (KX121001)
Medium: maire, rātā, bone (cattle), granite base. Size: 7.5 x 3.25 x 1.25 inches (excl. base). "Ehara tāku toa i te toa takitahi" "My warrior spirit is not mine alone" "Engari takimano nō āku tūpuna" "But derives from many… from my ancestors" "Te mana, te wehi, te tapu me te ihi" "The authority, the awe, the sacredness and the reverence" "I heke mai kia ahau nō āku tūpuna" "Descends upon me… from my ancestors". .