Dayak Ancestor male figure

Ref : Dayak 40

Dayak Ancestor male figure Standing male ancestor figure  collected from the Ot danum  tribes of central Borneo, Palangkaraya, Kapuas river.Locally called hampatong tajahan this sculpture was kept inside the house  to commemorate  a deceased relative, carved from a single piece of  ironwood with a reddish patina.

Height : 
59 cm / 23 inches

Estimated age : 1960