Magic Amulet

Dayak, Borneo, Indonesia
19th Century

This seated figure sits with proud posture and poise, with its tongue fully exposed, it is communicating its aggression to the spirit world. This amulet is well carved with its classic Dayak arm position. Carved from hardwood that has developed a black semi-encrusted patina from generations of use.

This figure stands 3.75 inches tall.

SOLD / IN 10-15-11