Wooden Stopper from Bamboo Medicine Container

Iban Dayak, Borneo, Indonesia, early 20th c.
Previous Collection:
Irwin Hersey, NYC

Seated in hunkered position, the figure is very well carved; the face is strong and expressive. The arms and legs have great tension. At the bottom of both legs, the original metal bracelets are intact. Its surface is heavily encrusted from ritual libations.

Height: 3.25 inches
IN 1-3-13/ SOLD