Dayak ancestor statue

Ref : Dayak 42

Dayak ancestor statue Standing female ancestor figure  collected from the Ot danum  tribes of central Borneo, Palangkaraya, Kapuas river.Locally called Hampatong "Tajahan" this splendid  sculpture was erected to commemorate  the dead and finely carved from a single piece of first quality ironwood. Showing a deep erosion due to time spent outdoor planted in the ground with one third of the face missing this unique piece of art, without doubt, date back the 18th century.

Height : 190 cm / 75 inch

Estimated age : 18th century or earlier