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Mind-blowing hand carved original plexiglass one-off collectors item. 

'Tauihu' by world renowned artist George Nuku, of the Ngāti Kahungunu tribe of Aotearoa, New Zealand. 

This modern and exquisite tauihu is the carved prow of a waka (canoe), it is carved in the 'pitau' style.

Inlayed with red enamel and paua/blue abalone shell.

It is finished in red polyester cord and white feathers.

This carved sculpture is ready to display in your collection.

A true stand out statement piece of work, unlike no other in the world.


$4827NZD including packaging and postage worldwide. Please allow up to three weeks delivery time.

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 Detail of 'Tauihu' by George Nuku.

Detail of 'Tauihu' by George Nuku.

 Detail of 'Tauihu' by George Nuku.

Detail of 'Tauihu' by George Nuku.

 Detail of 'Tauihu' by George Nuku.

Detail of 'Tauihu' by George Nuku.

 Detail of 'Tauihu' by George Nuku.

Detail of 'Tauihu' by George Nuku.

 The artist George Nuku pictured here with his astoundingly exquisite 'Whare Moana' work at The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, UK.

The artist George Nuku pictured here with his astoundingly exquisite 'Whare Moana' work at The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, UK.

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