Guardian Figure, Hampatong

Tunjung, Dayak, East Kalimantan, Borneo, Indonesia
Early 20th century

Provenance: Old Dutch collection

This standing figure was kept inside the longhouse to protect its owner from harm. The figure is carved from hard wood and has a deep, dark patina. It is beautifully sculpted with elongated lines.

Height: 12 inches / 30.5 cm
IN 3-3-18 / Price on request


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