Maruku Arts Aboriginal Traditional Carved 3pce Wira Bowl & Music Stick Set (# 9)

Unknown Anangu Artists

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Maruku Arts Aboriginal Traditional Carved 3pce Wira Bowl & Music Stick Set (# 9)

Unknown Anangu Artists - Anangu only work on traditional carvings (punu) 
Pitjantjatjara, Ngaanyatjarra and Yankunytjara peoples of the central and western desert

Punu (the wood), the carvings of Anangu (Central and Western Desert Aboriginal people) have their beginnings in the Tjukurpa when the Creation Ancestors fashioned the first weapons and tools, setting down the laws and conventions of their design. Highly experienced craftsmen having grown up making traditional tools and weapons under the instruction of their fathers and grandfathers. The knowledge involved in this is inherited and passed on through the Tjukurpa or traditional Law. Inma or ceremony is one way in which this is done.

Set includes

  • Wira (small women's collecting bowl) 18cm x 6cm x 34m high
    River Red Gum Eucalyptus camaldulensis
  • Timpilypa (music sticks) 23cm x 6cm round

The wira is a smaller version of the piti or wooden bowl which is a traditional woman’s carrying vessel for food and water. It is used in many ways including as a ladle for collecting water and for digging with. Contemporary artists use walka, patterns burnt into the wood with wire heated on a wood fire.

Timpilypa small sticks that make a sound like a clap with...clap clap, listening closely then crafting them

100% handmade in Australia
“Pre-owned. No damage at all. Please look at the pictures as they are part of the description.”

(RAART-PUNU-SET09)

SKU RAART-PUNU-SET09
Barcode # 2000000050850
Brand Maruku Arts
Shipping Weight 0.1450kg
Shipping Width 0.220m
Shipping Height 0.070m
Shipping Length 0.080m
Shipping Cubic 0.001232000m3

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