Dayak Penihing protective figure

Ref : Dayak 109

Dayak Penihing protective figure Collected during the 70's from the Panihing  tribes of  east  Borneo comes this Dayak standing guardian figure representing an ancestor bitting the head of a lizard, carved in a strong piece of iron wood with a nice patina of age, the eyes inlaid with piece of bone.

Height : 36 cm / 14 inches


Estimated age : 1940-50