Tun Tun, Pig Trap Amulet

Iban Dayak, Borneo, Indonesia, 19th century
Previous collection: Max Itzikowitz, Paris

This is an exceptional example of a tun tun. The strong, expressive face and curvilinear body are elegantly stylized. The well balanced proportions of this tun tun.make it a masterly carving. The wood is very hard and it has a dark crusty patina.

The height is 20.5 inches.

SOLD / IN 90