Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Koauau • Flute

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  • Medium: pounamu (New Zealand jade), pāua (New Zealand abalone), pounamu (New Zealand jade) base
  • Size: 4.5 × 2.25 × 2.25 inches (incl. base)
  • Reference Code: KX90705

“The haunting sound from the flute when played expertly could let the spirit transverse not only place but also time.”

Tamaora Walker

Tamaora Walker

Tamaora Walker

Māori

Te Arawa

(1984- )

Tamaora has worked with Māori jade artist Lewis Gardiner since 2004 and has quickly developed his own style. Tamaora’s work was included in the Spirit Wrestler Gallery’s Mini Masterworks II (2008) and Kaitiaki—Guardians (2006) exhibitions. He was also recently featured in the Toi Māori: Small Treasures event at the de Young Museum, San Francisco (2008).