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Marquesan hammerhead shark sculpture
Marquesan hammerhead shark sculpture
Marquesan hammerhead shark sculpture
Marquesan hammerhead shark sculpture
Marquesan hammerhead shark sculpture
Marquesan hammerhead shark sculpture

Matake ~1 (Hammerhead shark)

Hammerhead sharks are undoubtedly amongst the most recognizable species of shark on the planet due to their unusual and distinctive head structure, which is flattened and extended into a "hammer" shape. The Marquesas Islands are the home to this magnificent, but endangered type of shark.  

Inspired by the hammerheads that can be often spotted around Nuku Hiva Island, Tangy hand-carved this amazing shark in oceanic rosewood and adorned its fins with the Marquesan ancestral symbols for protection.

Note: The shark in the photos was sold. For a new, commissioned artwork, contact us at hello@cannibal-art.com 


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