19th Century Borneo Tribal Danum Dayak Ancestral Guardian Figure, Indonesia

$1,000.00

Description

Powerful Dayak ancestor figure “Hampatong” collected from the Ot Danum tribes of west Borneo, such statues were erected near the main house to commemorate a deceased relative and protect the family against malevolent spirits and decease, strong weathered lichen patina from age due to more than a century under the heavy tropical rains of Borneo.

PLACE OF ORIGIN:Indonesia
DATE OF MANUFACTURE:Circa 1880
PERIOD:19th Century
CONDITION:Fair. Weathered.
HEIGHT:25.5 in. (65 cm)
WIDTH:4 in. (10 cm)
DEPTH:2 in. (5 cm)

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