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.
It is hung by an adjustable hand platted cord.
This piece was carved by Malcolm Cox
This piece measures: 60 x 40 x 7mm