Dayak Hampatong

Ref : Dayak 37

Dayak Hampatong Standing female ancestor figure recently collected from the Punan tribes of west Borneo, Kapuas river. This Hampatong "Tajahan" erected to commemorate  the dead was finely carved from a single piece of ironwood eroded on the top and showing a superb lichen patina. A 1971 Indonesian coin still marking the right  eye but the statue probably date back 1920.

Height : 145 cm / 57 inch

Estimated age : 1880-1920