Dayak Ancestor figure

Ref : Dayak 28

Dayak Ancestor figure Dayak ancestor figure "Hampatong" collected from the Ot Danum tribe of west Borneo, such statues were erected in front of the long house to commemorate a deceased relative and protect the community against evil spirit, this one wear the Dutch colonialist officer's uniform, sign of respectability and high rank within the tribes men.

Height : 170 cm / 67 inches


Estimated age: 1850