Ancestral Figure, Kontu (Kantu) Dayak Group, West Kalimantan, Borneo Island
Lot 247W
Kontu (Kantu) Dayak Ancestral Figure, West Kalimantan, Borneo
Sold for US$ 6,250 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Kontu (Kantu) Dayak Ancestral Figure, West Kalimantan, Borneo
hampatong
height 67in (170cm)
Wood

Provenance:
James Willis, field collected in early 1970s
Private Collection, California

The present work, while heavily eroded from spending many years in its natural environment, still retains an aura of power and spirituality with its facial expression and posture.
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    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
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