Staff "tun tun", Dayak, Borneo, Indonesia.
Iban people, Sarawak - Iban hunters used measuring sticks to determine the proper height for the trip wire used in animal traps set in the jungle. The figures atop the tuntun represent spirits with the ability to intervene on behalf of humans.
Wood, shiny blackish brown patina, crowned by a squatting figure with tucked up legs, carrying a tortise shell on his back, min. dam., traces of wear and use, on wooden base.
H: 50 cm, H: 19.7 inch.
Price: € 625,- Now : € 475,-