Brian Stephenson Fine Art

Indonesian Tribal Art

Dayak Pantak

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Beautifully carved Dayak female ritual guardian figure or Pantak with outstreched arms

Details


Item-Number:841004
Item-Description:Beautifully carved Dayak female ritual guardian figure or Pantak with outstreched arms
Medium:Wood with Metal arm bands
Origin:Borneo (Kalimantan) - Dayak Melawi
Dimensions:Height 91 cm
Age:19th or very early 20th century
Provenance:Field collected Borneo 1984
Condition:Weathered patina with lichen encrustatioms
Notes:The outstretched arms are to recieve ancestral spirits; rare example as ritual figures of this type are more generally male


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