UH20048 Indonesian Hadoq Mask, Bahau Dayak, East Kalimantan, Borneo depicting a Topeng Babi (wild boar), used in agricultural rite dances designed to assure success and protection for the rice crops, carved of wood with protruding jaw/snout, large disc eyes and hornbill type bridge, painted overall in white with red and black pigments in a tattoo design, complete with rattan woven hat, and rattan bite post on the interior, all mounted on a contemporary metal stand. Minor losses to the pigments, genuine patina from use and age, otherwise fine condition. 15-1/2” High mounted. Early 20th Century.
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