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Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Timor, ca. early 20th century CE. A tall standing ancestor figure from Timor, Indonesia, carved from a single piece of light-brown hardwood. The figure displays spread legs with sinuous arms resting atop bent knees, as well as a straight back, corseted neck line, and a rounded posterior. A thick neck supports a large head with a gaping mouth and exposed tongue, recessed circular eyes, a bulbous nose, slight flared ears, a ridged brow line, and a domed forehead. Dark-brown patina covers most surfaces of this impressive example! Comes with custom display stand. Size: 15.125" H (38.4 cm); 16.125" H (41 cm) on included custom stand.

Provenance: private Rochester, Michigan, USA collection

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Age-commensurate surface wear, small chips to chest, thighs, face, and back of neck, otherwise intact and very good. Nice dark-brown patina throughout.

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Early 20th C. Indonesian Wooden Ancestor Figure - Timor

Estimate $600 - $900Jan 18, 2018
Louisville, CO, USA