Small amulet figure "hampatong", Dayak, Borneo, Indonesia.
This is a beautifully carved Dayak amulet figure in a frivolous pose. 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: 10,4 cm - 4.1 inch.
Price: € 175,- Now: € 125,-