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"Whetū Mārama" carving by Joe Kemp

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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

Measurements

Carving
Height:  825mm (32.48")
Width:  565mm (22.24")
Depth: 420mm (16.53")

Stand
height:  1165mm (45.87")
Base size:  400mm x 400mm (15.74" x 15.74")

Total Hight: 1792mm (69.37") or (5.87')

 

THIS IS A ONE OF A KIND PIECE, AFTER IT IS SOLD THERE WILL NEVER BE ANOTHER MADE.

Whetū Mārama means/is talking about  the nine planets are in orbit around the sun and Mercury, Venus, the Earth, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn that were known to Māori astonomers in ancient times.

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