Ancestor figure, Dayak, Borneo, Indonesia.
This is a fine ancestor figure rising from a rectangular base supporting a strong figure with free carved arms with both hands resting on the abdomen, firm neck, grinning face, eyebrows indicated by black paint and pierced ears. The expressive features served to ward off diseases.
Brown heavy wood, shiny patina, slightly dam.(ear), slight traces of abrasion.
Height: 27 cm - 10.6 inch.
Price: € 375,-