This is a fabulous Tiki Mask depicting the Hawaiian God Ku - hand carved from wood and painted in a spectacular combination of rich, vibrant colors - dark brown, red, orange, gold-yellow with touches of green and blue - this Mask exudes fierceness, strength, drive and determination ... all characteristics of Ku - the Hawai'ian God of War !!
It is wonderfully large and a great decorative item in the Tiki Bar or Room, or in any Polynesian, South Seas, Pacific Islands, Tribal or Island-style decor, and is a fine addition to any Tiki collection.
The God Ku is one of the 4 earliest and highest Hawai'ian Gods, together with Kane, Lono and Kanaloa. Ku is the God of Protection and Longevity, and of Forests, Wild Places and Crops, certain Crafts and is the Ruler of the ancient people. In his most well-known form, Kuka-'ili-moko, he is the God of Conflict and War and in this form, was the personal God of the great King Kamehameha I.
This Ku Tiki Mask is approximately 20 inches high, 7 inches wide and 2-1/2 to 3 inches deep. All dimensions are approximate and through the highest, widest and deepest points. It is ready to hang as a wall decoration/hanging (mask). Each Mask is individually hand crafted (carved and painted) and is a unique original. For this reason, the decorative details will vary slightly from piece to piece.
Invite Ku into your home and your life ... to strengthen your Mana (personal spiritual power and life force energy) !!