Timaru, New Zealand
30.000 x 26.000 inches
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Peter Jean Caley
Painting - Oil On Linen Canvas
This finely carved wakahuia (Treasure Box) was painted from an original piece carved in Rotorua district New Zealand around 300 years ago.The Wakahuia is used to keep Taonga (Memorabilia) of the deceased.It is brought out on special occasions to pay homage to our ancestors. the family still use it to this day.
August 18th, 2010
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