Hornbill cask earing

Ref : Dayak 244

Hornbill cask earing Splendid and very fine Hornbill cask earing collected from the Modang people of East Kalimantan, Borneo Island, Indonesia.

Single earring carved from the cask on top of the beak of the  Hornbill, typical amthropomorphic "godly" figure on the top and Aso motifs on the side.

Length : 9 cm / 3,5 inches
Width : 5 cm / 2 inches
Height : 4 cm / 1.6 inches

Weight :
50 grammes

Estimated age: early 20th century