Timor, Indonesia,
19th century - early 20th century

Authentic, antique, wooden sculptures from Timor are rare. This figure is carved from sandalwood and still bears traces of the sweet aroma. The heart shaped face is embellished with glass beads enlaid for eyes. The figure is in a kneeling, prayer-like position. It has a very deep, dark brown patina.

The height is 6.5 inches.

SOLD / IN 8891