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Figure magique

Indonésie - Sumatra, Toba-Batak

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
American Private Collection H: 37 cm 700 EUR
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wood, cracks

The present armless and legless sculpture may be a "figure of defensive character", as they were hung upside down in rows in the gable of the house.


Sibeth, Achim & Bruce W. Carpenter, Batak Sculpture, Singapore 2007, p. 137, ill. 167 right