Raukaraka Pounamu Tohora - Marsden Jade Humpback Whale Tail



A Whale tail is the symbol of the Tohorā (whale).Tohorā are the kaitiaki (guardians) of the realm of Tangaroa (God of the Ocean). In the Maori world, they are an omen of the supernatural and a sign of abundance because of their many offerings even in death.

This piece was hand carved by Rewiri Tarapata

This piece measures: 45 x 83 x 6mm