This clay pongaihu is a traditional wind flute variation of tāonga pūoro from the domain of te whare tapere, literary performing arts.
An instrument for composing ballads that soothe, heal and inform.
This brown glazed pongaihu is finely carved in Te Tai Tokerau (northern tribes of Aotearoa) style where the artist Keil Cas comes from.
The carved detail around the top, is known as pākati – incised dog’s teeth
DImensions: 6.5cm h x 18cm diameter