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Ceremonial spear

Ref : Vanuatu 09

Ceremonial spear
Collected during the 60's and part of the former collection of Paul Gardissat in Port Vila this ceremonial spear from Northwestern Malekula island in Vanuatu (Big Nambas people) probably date back 1940, rigid bamboo shaft and overmodeled wooden foreshaft strongly attached with vegetale fiber.

Length : 220 cm / 86.5 inch

Litterature : Ethnologie of Vanuatu - Felix Speiser (Plate 49 fig.18-20)

Estimated age : 1940


Ceremonial Dancing Mask

Ref : Dayak 29

Ceremonial Dancing Mask
Painted ceremonial dancing wooden mask decorated with Peacock feathers and collected from the Kayan tribes of central Borneo.

Height :
58 cm / 23 inches (mask only)
Width :
46 cm / 18 inches

Estimated age : middle 20th century



Hampatong Pagar - Dayak Benu'aq

Ref : Dayak 268

Hampatong Pagar - Dayak Benu'aq
"Hampatong pagar" collected during the 90's from the Benu'aq  tribes of  east  Borneo, planted in the ground to protect a shrine these set of three statues have remnant of original piece of red clothes around the waiste and  head
showing a nice weathered patina with lichen spot.

Height
: 104 cm /41 inches
Weight (including iron display stand) : 12 kg

Estimated age: 
1940-50 


Dayak Female Ancestor figure

Ref : Dayak 52

Dayak Female Ancestor figure
Dayak female ancestor figure "Hampatong" collected from the Ngajuk tribe of west Borneo carved in a piece of strong ironwood showing nice lichen patina with deep trace of erosion.

Height : 94 cm / 37 inches


Estimated age: 1850



Amulet Dayak Ot Danum ancestor figure

Ref : Dayak 145

Amulet Dayak Ot Danum ancestor figure
Standing male ancestor figure collected from the Ot Danum tribes of central Borneo, this Hampatong  tajahan has deep erosion from the top inside to the neck that needed to be partially restored in order to keep the head on the shoulder.

Height :
140 cm / 55 inch

Weight : 35 kg


Estimated age : 1800 or earlier


Dayak Benoa "hampatong blontong" statue

Ref : Dayak 91

Dayak Benoa "hampatong blontong" statue
Giant anthropomorphic statue "Hampatong blontong" collected from the Benu'aq tribes of central-east Kalimantan.

Height : 356 cm / 140 inches

Weight : 400 kg

Estimated age : 1900-20



Dayak Tunjung male ancestor figure

Ref : Dayak 121

Dayak Tunjung male ancestor figure
Superb sittting male ancestor figure collected  from the Tunjung  tribes of  east  Borneo , carved from heavy iron wood with 2 child on the back, one holding the tail of a snake biting the foot of the other kid while the father is getting hold of the snake neck.

Size : 21 x 9 x 8 cm / 8.5 x 3.5 x 3.2 inches


Estimated age: Early 20th century


Dayak guardian figure

Ref : Dayak 46

Dayak guardian figure
Expressive figure collected from the Kenyah tribes of central Borneo erected to protect the community from malefic spirits, carved from a  piece of ironwood with a superb patina made of erosion, lichen and a very particular smile.


Height : 86cm / 34 inches

Circa 1940



Hampatong Paddy - Rice field protector

Ref : Dayak 104

Hampatong Paddy - Rice field protector
Dayak guardian figure hampatong paddy collected during the 80's in west Borneo, Ketapang tribes.

Height : 108 cm / 42.5 inches

Weight : 8 kg

Estimated age : 1940-50




Ancestor figure - Kodi people - Sumba

Ref : Sumba 11

Ancestor figure - Kodi people - Sumba
Wooden  oval thick plate used to roll the cotton, with a guardian figure carved on the top, collected in west Sumba from the Kodi people during the 80's.

Height : 81 cm / 32 inches

Weight : 1.5 kg


Estimated age : 1940-50

Estimated value : US$ 2000-3000


Dayak Ngaju ancestor figure

Ref : Dayak 102

Dayak Ngaju ancestor figure
Ancestor figure collected from the Ngaju tribes of central Borneo during the 80's, carved in a strong piece of iron wood with a dark reddish patina.

Height : 74 cm / 29 inches

Weight : 6 kg

Estimated age : 1950/60



Wooden sculpture - Kodi people

Ref : Sumba 10

Wooden sculpture - Kodi people
Wooden  hexagonal thick plate used to roll the cotton, with a guardian figure carved on the top, collected in west Sumba from the Kodi people during the 80's.

Height : 28 cm / 11 inches
Width : 15 cm / 6 inch
Thickness : 5 cm / 2 inches

Weight : 1 kg


Estimated age : 1940

Estimated value : US$ 600-800


Timorese wooden monkey guardian figure

Ref : TImor 19

Timorese wooden monkey guardian figure
Wooden animiste figure of a Timorese monkey  collected in Timor during the 70's and carved in a strong wood showing nice patina of age.

Height : 46 cm  / 18 inches
Weight : 2 kg

Estimated age : 1900-20

Estimated value : US$ 1500-2000


Modang Dayak female figure

Ref : Dayak 110

Modang Dayak female figure
Antropomorphic female figure from the eastern tribes of  Borneo (Modang people) carved in a piece of iron wood swith nice shiny patina. The base was broken and reglued.

Height: 22 cm / 8.5 inches

Weight : 291 grams

Estimated age: 1950



Dayak gardian figure

Ref : Dayak 113

Dayak gardian figure
Heavy anthropomorphic guardian figure collected during the 90's from the tribes of east  Borneo.

Height : 79 cm / 31 inches

Weight : 14 kg

Estimated age: Middle 20th century




Hampatong Dayak Modang guardian figure

Ref : Dayak 115

Hampatong Dayak Modang guardian figure
Hampatong  antropomorphic guardian figure with aso motifs collected from the Modang tribes of east Borneo.

Height : 50 cm / 20 inches
Width : 38 cm / 15 inches
Thick : 15 cm / 6 inches

Weight : 7 kg

Estimated age: End 19th century



Thin long knife - Dayak Tunjung

Ref : Dayak 116

Thin long knife - Dayak Tunjung
Knife collected from the Tunjung tribes of east Borneo, the iron wood handle has a nice shiny patina of use and an ancestor figure carved on the top, the blade is attached to the handle with a fine traditionnal binding.

Total length : 40 cm / 15.8 inches

Length of the handle : 33 cm / 13 inches
Length of the blade : 7 cm / 2.8 inches

Estimated age : Early 20th century



Carved bamboo - Modang Dayak

Ref : Dayak 119

Carved bamboo - Modang Dayak
Bamboo cylinder with a beautiful anthropomorphic carving showing an amazing thick patina of age, attached to the waist this box was used to store the grains or seeds while working on the crop, collected from the Modang tribes of east Borneo.

Height : 25 cm / 10 inches
Diameter : 9 cm / 3.5 inches

Estimated age:  19th century



Bat charm - Malekula Vanuatu

Ref : Vanuatu 22

Bat charm - Malekula Vanuatu
Bat charm collected in southwest malekula island, Vanuatu (small nambas people-Lawa village) during the 60's and made of vegetal matter painted with natural pigments.

Length :  40 cm / 16 inches
Width : 28 cm / 11 inches

Estimated age : 1960

 

Litterature : Felix Speiser " Ethonology of Vanuatu"



Sitting anthropomorphic guardian figure

Ref : Dayak 125

Sitting anthropomorphic guardian figure
Sitting hampatong  antropomorphic guardian figure carved from iron wood and collected from the Modang tribes of east Borneo.

Height : 22 cm / 8.5 inches

Weight : 500 grams

Estimated age: middle 20th century


Couple ancestors figure - Iban Dayak

Ref : Dayak 130

Couple ancestors figure - Iban Dayak
Dayak amulet ancestor figures "Hampatong" collected from the Iban tribes of west Borneo, carved in a root of iron tree it reprsente a couple chatting around a big jar which is a symbol of wealth within the dayak culture.

Height : 25 cm / 10 inches
Weight : 350 grams

Estimated age: 1800/50



Ancestor figure - Dayak Punan

Ref : Dayak 105

Ancestor figure - Dayak Punan
Colonial Standing male ancestor figure collected from the Punan tribes of west Borneo, Kapuas river. This "Hampatong  tajahan" showing nice patina of age was carved  from a single piece of ironwood and was designed to commemorate a deceased relative.

Height :
51 cm / 20 inches

Weight : 3 kg


Estimated age :
1900-20


Hampatong tajahan - Ot Danum Dayak

Ref : Dayak 146

Hampatong tajahan - Ot Danum Dayak
Iron wood standing male ancestor figure collected from the Ot Danum tribes of central Borneo, this Hampatong  tajahan has deep erosion from the top inside to the neck that needed to be partially restored in order to keep the head on the shoulder.

Height :
128 cm / 50 inches

Weight : 30 kg


Estimated age : 1800 or earlier



Ancestor figure Dayak Ketapang

Ref : Dayak 141

Ancestor figure Dayak Ketapang
Male ancestor figure from the Ketapang tribe of west Borneo.

Height : 32 cm / 12.5 inch

Weight : 800 grams

Circa 1920



Dayak Guardian Figure

Ref : Dayak 149

Dayak Guardian Figure
Hampatong Pataho collected in east Borneo.

Height : 92 cm / 36 inches


Estimated age: Early 20th century



Dayak Guardian Figure - Dayak Bahau

Ref : Dayak 150

Dayak Guardian Figure - Dayak Bahau
 Hampatong Pataho collected from the Bahau tribes of east Borneo showing a beautiful lichen patina of age.

Height : 92 cm / 36 inches


Estimated age: Early 20th century



Dayak Guardian Figure

Ref : Dayak 151

Dayak Guardian Figure
Hampatong Pataho from east Borneo

Height : 92 cm / 36 inches


Estimated age: Early 20th century


Dayak Ot Danum female ancestor figure

Ref : Dayak 156

Dayak Ot Danum female ancestor figure
Powerful Dayak female ancestor figure "Hampatong" collected from the Ot Danum tribes of west Borneo, such statues were erected near the main house to commemorate a deceased relative and protect the family against malevolent spirits and decease, strong weathered lichen patina from age due to more than a century under the heavy tropical rains of Borneo.

Height : 92 cm / 36 inches


Estimated age: 1880-1900



Deer horn sculpture - Dayak Benu'aq

Ref : Dayak 157

Deer horn sculpture - Dayak Benu'aq
Dayak amulet sculpure collected from the Benu'aq tribes of east Borneo, carved in a deer's horn showing  deep browinsh patina of age.

Height : 31 cm / 12 inches

Weight : 274 grams

Estimated age: 1900



Amulet Dayak Modang protective figure

Ref : Dayak 170

Amulet Dayak Modang protective figure
An absolutely great and rare Dayak amulet guardian figure from the Modang tribes of east Borneo, carved in a deer's horn showing  deep patina of use and age.

Height : 16 cm / 6.5 inches

Weight : 274 grams

Estimated age: 1900 or before



Adze - Dayak Modang

Ref : Dayak 161

Adze - Dayak Modang
Adze collected from the Modang tribes of east Borneo with traditional Aso head (Mythological dragon) carved at the extremity of the handle.

Height : 60 cm / 23.7 inches

Estimated age: 1850-1900



Deer Antler Amulet Charm- Dayak Melawi

Ref : Dayak 47

Deer Antler Amulet Charm- Dayak Melawi
Hampatong  antropomorphic charm carved from deer antler and collected from the Melawi  tribes of west Borneo.

Height : 9 cm / 3.5 inches

Weight : 60 grams

Estimated age: Early 20th century



Shamanic dance staff- Dayak Bahau

Ref : Dayak 162

Shamanic dance staff- Dayak Bahau
Held 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 spiritsCollected 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



Zoomorphic coconut scrapper - Dayak Modang

Ref : Dayak 164

Zoomorphic coconut scrapper - Dayak Modang
18th century zoomorphic sculpture, a reptile carved from iron wood with an amazing glossy patina attesting its age and use, this object had a removable iron blade on its mouth used to scrap a coconut.

Length : 56 cm / 22 inches

Weight : 1.5 kg

Estimated age: 1750/1800



Baby swing hammock holder

Ref : Dayak 165

Baby swing hammock holder
Wooden hammock holder or baby swing made from iron wood and engraved with traditional motifs believed to protect the child from malevolent spirits.

Collected from the Dayak bahau of east Borneo.

Length : 42 cm / 16.5 inches

Weight : 350 grams

Estimated age: Early 20th century



Thin long knife - Dayak Modang

Ref : Dayak 166

Thin long knife - Dayak Modang
Knife collected from the Modang tribes of east Borneo, the iron wood handle almost entirely carved with protective figures and Aso motifs, the blade is attached to the handle with an already used traditionnal binding.

Total length : 41 cm / 16 inches

Length of the handle : 31 cm / 12 inches
Length of the blade : 10 cm / 4 inches

Estimated age : Early 20th century



Sword Mandau - Iban Dayak

Ref : Dayak 237

Sword Mandau - Iban Dayak
Dayak Mandau sword collected from the Kayanic tribes of East Borneo, hilt made from deer's horn carved with Aso motifs.

Total length : 71cm / 28 inch

Estimated age : Early 20th century



Baby Carrier - Dayak Modang

Ref : Dayak 179

Baby Carrier - Dayak Modang
Wood and rottan baby carrier collected from the Modang tribes of eastern Borneo, decorated with 3 Aso protective sculpture.

Size : 40 x 37 x 15 cm / 16 x 14.5 x 6  inches

Estimated age: 1920-40



Wooden plate Aso motifs - Dayak Modang

Ref : Dayak 180

Wooden plate Aso motifs - Dayak Modang
Well used wooden plate with Aso (mythological dragon) carved on it and the back of the plate has fish cutting traces, it was collected from the Modang tribes of east Borneo.

Diameter : 25 cm / 10 inches
Length including Aso dragon : 41 cm / 16 inches


Estimated age: 19 century


Mask/Marionette Sculpture - South Malekula

Ref : Vanuatu 12

Mask/Marionette Sculpture - South Malekula
Dramatic & striking marionette/mask with protuberant eyes and nose collected in southwest malekula island, Vanuatu (small nambas people-Lawa village) during the 60's and made of vegetal matter, pig's tusks, wood and natural pigments.

Total height : 27.5 inches / 70 cm

Mask only : 14.5 inches / 37 cm


Ex Nicolai Michoutouchkine (Russia-Vanuatu) collection

Ex Michael Kuntz (Houston-Texas) collection

 

Litterature : Felix Speiser " Ethonology of Vanuatu"


Estimated age : 1950/60



Dayak ceremonial dancing mask

Ref : Dayak 227

Dayak ceremonial dancing mask
Dayak ceremonial mask collected in east Borneo, made from wood decorated with kuskus fur, natural fiber and glass.
The jaws showing powerful canine are amovible.

Height: 36 cm / 14 inches

Estimated age: 1920/40



Dayak ceremonial dancing mask

Ref : Dayak 228

Dayak ceremonial dancing mask
Old and rare ceremonial evil mask with protuberant chiks and amovible jaws showing long scary teeth, the hair are made from natural fiber.

Height: 41 cm / 16 inches

Estimated age: 1880-1920



Coconut oil lamp - Dayak Bahau

Ref : Dayak 219

Coconut oil lamp - Dayak Bahau
Recipient in iron wood with one elongated handle depicting an anthropomorphic figure with Aso motif (mythological dragon) showing a very deep glossy patina of age and use due to human manipulation and oil contact.
This object was used as a coconut oil lamp, one side of the double handle is missing from old times as the sculpture has two handles as per origin, probably male and female figure.
The recipient itself was burnt down slowly slowly by the power of the oily flame time after time giving an asymetric form with deep signs of burnt erosion.
A real unique museum piece we rarely come around
.

Height : 30 cm / 12 inches

Origin : Bahau Tribes  - East Borneo

Estimated age: early 19th century



Amulet ancestor figure - Pasir/Benu'aq

Ref : Dayak 212

Amulet ancestor figure - Pasir/Benu'aq
Amulet Dayak ancestor figure "Hampatong" collected from the Pasir/Benu'aq tribes of east Borneo.

Height : 10 cm / 4 inches

Weight : 13.5 grams

Estimated age: 1900/20



Hornbill cask earing - Dayak Modang

Ref : Dayak 240

Hornbill cask earing - Dayak Modang
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, mythological dragon 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 grams

Estimated age: Early 19th century



Carpenter tool - Dayak Bahau

Ref : Dayak 229

Carpenter tool - Dayak Bahau
Carpenter tool collected from The Bahau tribes of east Borneo.

Height: 52 cm / 20.5 inches

Estimated age: Early 20th century



Slit gong "Kentongan" Dayak Modang

Ref : Dayak 236

Slit gong "Kentongan" Dayak Modang
Slit gong Kentongan made from heavy iron wood with Aso motif engraved in both side, one finial is sculpted with zoomorphic figure while the other finial depicts an anthropomorphic protective figure.

Length : 120 cm / 47 inches
Height :
33 cm / 13 inches
Thick : 15 cm / 6 inches

Weight : 38 kg

Estimated age: Late 19th century



Babby carry - Dayak Kenyah

Ref : Dayak 158

Babby carry - Dayak Kenyah
Wood and rottan baby carrier collected from the Kenyah tribes of southern Borneo and decorated with a bead panel.

Size : 34 x 32 x 16 cm / 13.2 x 12.5 x 6.4  inches

Estimated age: middle 20th century



Hampatong paddy - Dayak Benu'aq

Ref : Dayak 251

Hampatong paddy - Dayak Benu'aq
"Hampatong paddy" collected during the 90's from the Benu'aq  tribes of  east  Borneo, planted in the ground to protect the ricefield. Both still have an original piece of red clothe around the waiste and are showing a nice weathered patina with lichen spot.

Male's height :
102 cm / 40 inches
Female's height : 102 cm / 40 inches
Weight of the couple : 5 kg (including iron display stand)

Estimated age: Middle 20th century



Hampatong paddy - Dayak Benu'aq

Ref : Dayak 252

Hampatong paddy - Dayak Benu'aq
"Hampatong paddy" collected during the 90's from the Benu'aq  tribes of  east  Borneo, planted in the ground to protect the ricefield. Both still have an original piece of red clothe around the waiste and are showing a nice weathered patina with lichen spot.

Male's height :
84 cm / 33 inches
Female's height : 89 cm / 35 inches
Weight of the couple : 9 kg (including iron display stand)

Estimated age: 
1940-50


Hampatong Blontong - Dayak Benu'aq

Ref : Dayak 258

Hampatong Blontong - Dayak Benu'aq
Powerful anthropomorphic statue called "hampatong blontong"  carved in a heavy single trunk of iron wood, collected within the Benu'aq tribes of east Borneo this amazing sculpture was erected in the middle of the village as protection from evil spirits but also to be used during certain ceremonies as for the harvest when a buffalo is tight to the pole his throat cutted for the blood to fertilized the land.

Height : 206 cm / 81 inches

Weight : 81kg (including iron display stand)

Estimated age : 1900-1920


Hampatong Blontong - Dayak Benu'aq

Ref : Dayak 257

Hampatong Blontong - Dayak Benu'aq
Tall Hampatong blonton collected from the Benu'aq tribes of east Borneo.

Height : 256 cm / 101 inches
Weight : 83 kg (iron display stand included)

Estimated age :
early 20th century


Hampatong Blontong - Dayak Benu'aq

Ref : Dayak 256

Hampatong Blontong - Dayak Benu'aq
Powerful anthropomorphic statue called "hampatong blontong"  carved in a heavy single trunk of iron wood, collected within the Benu'aq tribes of east Borneo this amazing sculpture was erected in the middle of the village as protection from evil spirits but also to be used during certain ceremonies as for the harvest when a buffalo is tight to the pole his throat cutted for the blood to fertilized the land.

Height : 219 cm / 86 inches

Weight : 90 kg (including iron display stand)

Estimated age : 1900-1920


Hampatong Blontong - Dayak Benu'aq

Ref : Dayak 255

Hampatong Blontong - Dayak Benu'aq
Giant anthropomorphic statue "Hampatong blontong" collected from the Benu'aq tribes of east Borneo.

Height : 145 cm / 57 inches
Weight : 43 kg (iron display stand included)

Estimated age : Middle 20th
 century


Hampatong Dayak Benu'aq

Ref : Dayak 253

Hampatong Dayak Benu'aq
Hampatong tajahan collected from the Benu'aq tribes of east Borneo showing a beautiful lichen patina of age and remnant of old red clothes.

Height :
69 cm / 27 inches
Weight :
5 kg (iron display stand included)

Estimated age: 1880-1920



Hampatong Dayak Benu'aq

Ref : Dayak 254

Hampatong Dayak Benu'aq
Hampatong tajahan collected from the Benu'aq tribes of east Borneo showing a beautiful lichen patina of age.

Height :
79 cm / 31 inches
Weight :
5 kg (iron display stand included)

Estimated age: Early 20th century



Hampatong - Dayak Ahe - Borneo

Ref : Dayak 201

Hampatong - Dayak Ahe - Borneo
Extremely rare standing male ancestor figure collected from the Ahe tribes of central Borneo. This hampatong tajahan was kept inside the familial house with an other female figure to commemorate deceased  relatives and protect the clan from malevolent spirits, the removable armes are missing and the large ear lob with iron rings still attached. Carved from a single piece of ironwood with a deep black patina of age.

Height : 110 cm / 43 inch
Weight : 16 kg (including iron display stand)

Estimated age :
early 19th century


Hornbill cask earing

Ref : Dayak 242

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, mythological dragon 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 grams

Estimated age: middle 20th century


Wooden Pig Charm

Ref : Dayak 241

Wooden Pig Charm
Wooden pig charm collected from the Kantu people of west Kalimantan, one arm and one leg missing but nice patina of age overalll.

Size :
8 x 6 cm / 3,4 x 2,4 inches

Weight : 60 grams

Estimated age: Early 20th century


Deer Antler Zoomorphic Charm

Ref : Dayak 243

Deer Antler Zoomorphic Charm
Zoomorphic charm made from deer antler , half human half dog with Aso motifs carved on both flank, showing  a deep reddish patin of age and use it was collected from the bahau tribes of east Borneo.

Size : 8 x 7 x 3 cm / 3.2 x 2.8 x 1.2 inches

Weight : 72 grams

Estimated age: Early 19th century



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



Erotic Wooden Charm - Dayak Benu'aq

Ref : Dayak 245

Erotic Wooden Charm - Dayak Benu'aq
Erotic wooden charm  "hampatong"  collected from the Benu'aq people of east Borneo.

Height : 8.2 cm / 3.5 inches
Width : 6.5 cm / 2.5 inches

Estimated age: Early 20th century



Aso rattan woven tool handle - Dayak Busang

Ref : Dayak 266

Aso rattan woven tool handle - Dayak Busang
Kawit, rattan weaving  tool handle carved from deer antler with Aso motifs and collected from the  Busang tribes of east Borneo.

Height : 16 cm / 6.3 inches


Weight : 24 grams

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Estimated age: middle 20th century


Anih Anih - Dayak Bahau

Ref : Dayak 265

Anih Anih - Dayak Bahau
Tool carved from wood with a blade facing down called anih anih, used to cut the ricepaddy it is decorated with colorful trade beads and deer antler.
Collected from the Iban tribes of west Borneo.

Length:
18 cm / 7 inches

Weight : 58,5 grams

Estimated age : Early 20th century



Erotic Deer Antler Charm - Dayak Benu'q

Ref : Dayak 247

Erotic Deer Antler Charm - Dayak Benu'q
Erotic deer antler charm  "hampatong"  collected from the Benu'aq people of east Borneo.

Height : 11.2 cm / 4.5 inches
Width : 5 cm / 2 inches

Weight : 40 grams

Estimated age: Early 19th century



Deer Antler Charm - Dayak Modang

Ref : Dayak 248

Deer Antler Charm - Dayak Modang
Hampatong  antropomorphic charm carved from deer antler and collected from the Modang  tribes of east Borneo.

Height : 15 cm / 6 inches

Weight : 74 grams

Estimated age: Early 19th century



Ceremonial kitchen tool - Iban Dayak

Ref : Dayak 260

Ceremonial kitchen tool - Iban Dayak
Iron wood kitchen tool collected from the Iban tribes of west Borneo.

Height :
36 cm / 14 inches

Estimated age: early 20th century



Ceremonial kitchen tool - Iban Dayak

Ref : Dayak 261

 Ceremonial kitchen tool - Iban Dayak
Iron wood kitchen tool collected from the Iban tribes of west Borneo.

Height :
29 cm / 11.5 inches

Estimated age: early 20th century



Ceremonial kitchen tool - Iban Dayak

Ref : Dayak 262

Ceremonial kitchen tool - Iban Dayak
Iron wood kitchen tool collected from the Iban tribes of west Borneo.

Height :
36 cm / 14 inches

Estimated age: early 20th century



Ceremonial kitchen tool - Iban Dayak

Ref : Dayak 263

Ceremonial kitchen tool - Iban Dayak
Iron wood kitchen tool collected from the Iban tribes of west Borneo.

Height :
34 cm / 13.5 inches

Estimated age: early 20th century



Primitive Maternity Figure - Dayak Penihing

Ref : Dayak 264

Primitive Maternity Figure - Dayak Penihing
Wooden hampatong collected  from the Ahe  tribes of  west  Borneo.

Height : 17 cm / 6.5 inches


Estimated age: Late 19th century


Guardian figure - Altar - Dayak Benu'aq

Ref : Dayak 267

Guardian figure - Altar - Dayak Benu'aq
Altar Hampatong  collected from the Benu'aq tribes of east Borneo.

Height : 
166 cm / 65 inches
Weight :

Estimated age : Early 20th century



Deer Antler Amulet Charm- Dayak Melawi

Ref : Dayak 27

Deer Antler Amulet Charm- Dayak Melawi
Hampatong  antropomorphic charm carved from deer antler and collected from the Melawi  tribes of west Borneo.

Height : 12 cm / 4.8 inches

Weight : 53 grams

Estimated age: Early 20th century


Whale Tooth Charm - Dayak Benu'aq

Ref : Dayak 48

Whale Tooth Charm - Dayak  Benu'aq
Hampatong  antropomorphic charm carved from whale's tooth and collected from the Benu'aq  tribes of east Borneo.

Height : 10 cm / 4 inches

Weight : 68 grams

Estimated age: middle 20th century



Wooden Charm - Dayak Pantai

Ref : Dayak 39

Wooden Charm - Dayak Pantai
Wooden charm used by the shaman and fixed to the medecine box, collected from the Dayak Pantai on the east cost of Borneo.

Height :
20 cm / 8 inches

Estimated age : midlle 20th century



Deer Antler Mandau Handle - Iban Dayak

Ref : Dayak 11

Deer Antler Mandau Handle - Iban Dayak
Headhunting sword (Mandau) handle made from deer antler coolected from the Iban Dayak of west Borneo.

Height : 14 cm / 5.5 inches

Weight : 120 grams

Estimated age : 1880-1920



Deer Antler Amulet Charm- Dayak Melawi

Ref : Dayak 14

Deer Antler Amulet Charm- Dayak Melawi
Hampatong  antropomorphic charm carved from deer antler and collected from the Melawi  tribes of west Borneo.

Height : 9 cm / 3.5 inches

Weight : 60 grams

Estimated age: Early 20th century



Deer Antler Amulet Charm- Dayak Melawi

Ref : Dayak 22

Deer Antler Amulet Charm- Dayak Melawi
Hampatong  antropomorphic charm carved from deer antler and collected from the Melawi  tribes of west Borneo.

Height : 12 cm / 4.8 inches

Weight : 59 grams

Estimated age: Early 20th century


Hampatong - Dayak Penihing - Borneo

Ref : Dayak 23

Hampatong - Dayak Penihing - Borneo
Hampatong  guardian figure made from iron wood showing old patina with traces of lichen, collected from the Dayak Penihing of east Borneo.

Height : 51 cm / 20 inches

Weight :

Estimated age: Late 19th century



Wooden Charm - Dayak Pantai

Ref : Dayak 26

Wooden Charm - Dayak Pantai
Wooden charm used by the shaman and fixed to the medecine box, collected from the Dayak Pantai on the east cost of Borneo.

Height :
18 cm / 7 inches

Estimated age : midlle 20th century