Large Carved Wakahuia

The Bone Art Place Ltd

or 6 payments of $146.60 with Laybuy

A large carved wood traditional Wakahuia box with ornate carvings.

Outside Dimensions:
380mm Long (15.2 Inches) x 140mm Wide (5.5 Inches) x 85mm (3.3 Inches) Tall

The Wakahuia is a sacred vessel such as a canoe or anything designed to carry and protect sacred objects.
The Wakahuia then is a sacred carved box which was used for storing valuables "Taonga" such as special carvings or the feathers of the Huia bird worn on ceremonial occasions.