"Whetū Mārama" carving by Joe Kemp sold July 2023SKU
This amazing piece carved out of a Swamp Tōtara tree, and raised by a black steel plinth. Carved by Joe Kemp (Te Arawa, Ngai Tahu & Ngapuhi), Joe is a outstanding carver and renound for being one of the best carvers in recent times. This is one of the most impressive pieces to be featured on our website and is a product of our sister gallery in Wellington, Aotearoa. Also check out more of Joes work on the kura website www.kuragallery.co.nz
Height: 825mm (32.48")
Width: 565mm (22.24")
Depth: 420mm (16.53")
height: 1165mm (45.87")
Base size: 400mm x 400mm (15.74" x 15.74")
Total Hight: 1792mm (69.37") or (5.87')
THIS IS AN ORIGINAL, ONE OF A KIND ARTWORK.
Whetū Mārama means/is talking about the planets in orbit around the sun. Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn that were known to Māori astonomers in ancient times.
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