Paddy protector statue - Dayak Ketapang

Ref : Dayak 76

Paddy protector statue -  Dayak Ketapang Hampatong Paddy collected from the Ketapang tribe of west Borneo, this statue was planted in the ground near the Lumbung  to protect and fertilized the rice field. Carved in a  piece of ironwood with a superb erosion that gives to the figure a much stronger expression.

Height : 57cm / 22.5 inch

Weight : 3 kg

Circa 1800/50