ITEM 4454

Guardian Figure, patong pantak

West Borneo
Mid 20th Century
Wood, glass
29.25 in / 74.3 cm
$9,000

This ancestor figure with outstretched arms frequently called a patong polisi, referring to a reported role as boundary marker, displays exceptional sensitivity and features expressive glass eyes. The white is wood-lichen patina, not pigment.

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