Carving, two warriors

Maker
John Wapo
Description
Carving of two warriors (avamo) facing each other. Each is armed with spear (aora) and shield (gauaata). About 20 inches long.

Probably non-traditional – the tableau group, form of art.
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Maker
Media/Materials
Wood, black pigment, nautilus shell inlay.
Measurements
Part 1 - 588 x 280 x 185mm - HxWxD
Whole - 990mm - width with spears
Part 2 - 430 x 15 x 10mm - HxWxD
Part 3 - 485 x 15 x 10mm - HxWxD
Department collection type
Credit line
Collection of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1973/49/75.1-3

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