Lot: 17

Bird sculpture "pun-pule"

Philippines - Ifugao

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Tadashi Morita, Tokyo, Japan H: 7.1 inch 400 EUR / 800 EUR

wood, This bird figurine was probably once part of the contents of a "panggamngan" ritual container in which various magically significant objects were kept.

Moltzau-Anderson, Eric, In the shape of tradition, Leiden 2010, p. 169, ill. 252