Dayak Ancestor figure

Ref : Dayak 13

Dayak Ancestor figure Impressive Dayak ancestor figure Hampatong collected from the Benu'aq tribes of east Borneo during the 80's, erected close to the longhouse to protect the clan this statue was  finely carved from a single trunk of ironwood showing very deep patina of age with remnant of natural pigments. With a Kuskus on top of the head, a fighting rooster in the arms and a young ape between the leg.

Height : 212 cm / 83 inch
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Estimated age: 1940