This is a finely rendered sea turtle with low-relief carvings incised on the back. Showing a hammerhead shark, a reef shark, a manta ray and many reef fish.
Carved from a piece of Solomon Island kerosene wood (cordia subcordata) with a glow of lighter colors.
This piece may be wall-mounted or displayed on a table or shelf.
Marovo Lagoon, Solomon Islands
Personally collected Compadre Voyage
19"L x 12"W x 6"D