Marquesas Totem | Polynesian Art 12"
Hand carved Premium Tiki Totem in a natural colored Monkey Pod wood. This Tiki represents the Marquesas Islands, shown by the legs bent and arms folded on the front with hands resting on the stomach. Marquesas carved Tikis with the head disproportioned and huge eyes. Marquesas Tikis can mostly be seen on Hiva Oa Island in French Polynesia.
Beautifully carved with great details as you can see from the pictures. This totem measures approximately 12 inches tall.
- Totem: A Tiki is a sculpture endowed with an important spiritual and symbolic force, originating from the Marquesas Islands and usually representing a modified man. The Tiki is a real emblem of French Polynesia and holds a significant position in the local culture.
- Material: Monkey Pod Wood
- Color: Natural Wood
- Size: 12 inches (30 cm) | Please allow for sight variation due to hand carving.
- Waxed/Oiled before shipping out