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Maori Warrior Taiaha Heru Carved Wood Sculpture Early 20thC Signed Vintage NZ

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Maori Warrior Taiaha Heru Carved Wood Sculpture Early 20thC Signed Vintage NZ. EARLY TO MID 20TH CENTURY CARVED WOOD SCULPTURE OF MAORI WARRIOR WITH TAIAHA (SPEAR) AND HERU (HAIR ADORNMENT). THE WARRIORS FACE IS EXPERTLY CARVED TO REPRESENT FACIAL TATTOOS AND THE EYES ARE PAUA SHELLS. PAUA SHELLS ALSO ADORN THE BASE OF THE CARVING. […]

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