Shamanic dance staff- Dayak Bahau
Ref : Dayak 162Held by a shaman during important village ceremonies, shaken with the loose wood section carved out of the middle part, moving up and down creating a loud clacking sound meant to frighten malevolents spirits Collected from the Bahau tribes of east Borneo, carved in iron wood showing deep black patina of age and decorated with 4 boar's tusks on the top.
Height : 54 cm / 21 inches
Weight : 500 grams
Estimated age: 19th century