Small amulet figure "hampatong", Dayak, Borneo, Indonesia.

This is a beautifully carved Dayak amulet figure in a classic position. Such statuettes were made by the medicine man to ward off diseases.

Wood, partly blackened, min. dam., cracks, on MDF base.

Provenance: MF. van Straaten; in the eighties and nineties he had an Tribal Art Gallery in the Hague, Netherlands.

H: 11 cm - 4.3 cm