Joe Loux. | Joe Loux's antique Paiwan Container from Taiwan with imagery of male figures, human heads, and snakes.
Joe Loux presents a rare, antique container made by the Paiwan people of Taiwan. Joe Loux specializes in antique, authentic Paiwan art from Taiwan
magic, Paiwan, shaman, Taiwan, snakes, human head, formosa, antique, early 20th century, tribal art, art of Taiwan, Asian art
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  • A Paiwan container from Taiwan dating to the early 20th century, showing heads, figures and snakes.
  • A Paiwan container from Taiwan dating to the early 20th century, showing heads, figures and snakes.
  • A Paiwan container from Taiwan dating to the early 20th century, showing heads, figures and snakes.
  • A Paiwan container from Taiwan dating to the early 20th century, showing heads, figures and snakes. This detail shows a human figure surrounded by snakes.
  • A Paiwan container from Taiwan dating to the early 20th century, showing heads, figures and snakes. This photo shows a detail of a male figure and snakes.
  • A Paiwan container from Taiwan dating to the early 20th century, showing heads, figures and snakes. This photo shows a male figure holding a human head (head-hunting?), as well as snakes.
  • A Paiwan container from Taiwan dating to the early 20th century, showing heads, figures and snakes. This photo shows a foot of the container, depicting a human face.

Paiwan Container from Taiwan.

Paiwan people, Taiwan,
Early 20th century
Carved bamboo
3 3/4″ (d) x 8″ (h)
Price on request

Date

14 December 2023

Category

recent acquisitions, sculpture