Amulet Figure
Ngaju, Central Kalimantan, Borneo
Early 20th century
Provenance: Old French collection

Amulets are protective devices to the Dayak and come in a variety of forms and expressions. Positions and postures relate to certain categories of spirits. These amulets were often immersed in smoke and incense in order to feed the potency of the piece.

Height: 7.5 inches
IN 2-3-17 / SOLD


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