FERTILITY TIKI Hawaii MUSEUM 20" - STAINED ACACIA
Here is a beautiful tiki measuring 20 inches, made out of solid wood (Made in Hawaii). This Tiki features three carved human figures on its chest and additional carvings on both arms, as you can see from the picture, being the god of fertility...it is well "equiped".
Lono was the god of fertility. Bestowing offspring on man kind and who was said to come down in rain to make crops grow. One of the favorites of the major Tiki gods.
ORIGINAL: British Museum, London
Provenance: Rarotonga, Cook Islands
This is a beautiful piece of art! These Tiki was carved with great attention to details.