Lot: 12098th Auction
Indonesia - Sumatra, Toba-Batak
|Provenance||Size||Starting price / estimated price|
|American Private Collection||H: 14.6 inch||
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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