Bulul Rice God, Hungduan Style

Ifugao People, Northern Luzon, Philippines

Wood, sacrificial patina

19th Century

From an old German Collection

25.5 x 6.5 in/64 x 16.5 cm


This figure features a refined yet archaic carving style known in the finest Bululs. It posses an austere gaze and classical standing posture with arms at its side, a feature of the sculptural style of the Hungduan region. Note the red color of the hardwood.