Solomon Islands wood carving, tribal art, NguzuNguzu, canoe prow, Oceanic art, wooden head carving
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Oceanic art, collectible Solomon Islands wood carvings, tribal art, NguzuNguzu, canoe prow,  wooden head carving
NguzuNguzu, Solomon Islands wood carving, tribal art,  canoe prow, Oceanic art, wooden head carving
wood carving from Solomon Islands, tribal art, NguzuNguzu, canoe prow, Oceanic art, wooden head carving
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Solomon Islands Wood Carving - Oceanic Art 2000

Regular price $95.00 Sale

Solomon Islands Wood Carving - Oceanic Art 2000. Collectable tribal artwork canoe prow carving in wood and mother of pearl inlay handmade made in early 2000s.

This design is also known as NguzuNguzu and features a warrior head holding a smaller head. Wood prow carvings were designed to be tied to a canoe and hang at the water line.  They are said to be associated with Kesoko, a beneficient spirit, that would ward-off dangerous water spirits or enemies.

The wood is very smooth and has attractive colour/patina. It has intricate mother of pearl pattern shapes inlaid.

This collectible island wood carving is in perfect condition and measures 14 cm high and 5 cm at widest point.