The iconology of griffin/dragon creatures was among one the popular requested designs during the early 19th century inspired by the mythical griffins and wyverns of European heraldry.
Creatures likened to a griffin are depicted as a sign of fearsome power and all-seeing against enemies who wish to attack.
Three ritual gong instruments and sticks (adawurenu) play a fundamental part in alerting both companies.
Will You Fly or Vanish
160 x 113 cm