"Hampatong" ancestor figure

Ref : Dayak 36

Hampatong ancestor figure Standing male ancestor figure recently collected from the Punan tribes of west Borneo, Kapuas river. This "Hampatong  tajahan" showing traces of erosion at the top and the bottom with a superb patina of old wild white paint melting  all around was carved  from a single piece of ironwood and was erected to commemorate a deceased relative.

Height : 160 cm / 63 inch

Estimated age 1880-1920