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Lot #82 - An Early-20th Century Hamaptong Ancestor Figure, Borneo Island, Indonesia

  • Auction House:
    Theodore Bruce
  • Sale Name:
    Fine Aboriginal, Oceanic & Tribal
  • Sale Date:
    02 Dec 2018 ~ 3pm (AEDT)
  • Lot #:
    82
  • Lot Description:
    An Early-20th Century Hamaptong Ancestor Figure, Borneo Island, Indonesia
    in the form of a standing male figure wearing an official's hat. These statues were erected near the main long house to commemorate a deceased relative and protect the family against malevolent spirits and the deceased. Features strong weathered lichen patina from age due to its situation outdoors
    90 cm
  • Provenance:
    Daeng Iskender, Bali; The Elizabeth Pryce Collection, Sydney
  • Estimate:
    A$600 - 800
  • Realised Price:
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  • Category:
    Tribal

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