Ancestor Figure

Central Nias
19th Century

This royal Nias figure is of superb quality. The body is classically conceived with great tension and posture. The single long earring and elaborately carved crown are features only associated with great importance. The deep blackened patina results from generations of use and exposure. Carved from hardwood with no losses.

This Ancestor figure stands 15.5 inches tall.

SOLD / IN 8-13-10