Mentawei Archipelago, Pagai Island, Indonesia
Early 20th century
Light wood, coconut, colored pigments and rattan native repair.
41 ½” (l) x 11” (w) x 3” (d)
The spiral motifs derive from the ancient Dongson culture, a Bronze Age civilization in Indochina which produced the famous giant drums decorated with interconnected spirals and sawtooth patterns.
Price on request
Inventory no. 6610
11 November 2018
recent acquisitions, sculpture