ITEM 11837

Sword Sheath Element

Paiwan people, Taiwan
19th early 20th Century
Wood, pigment
2 x 2.15 in / 5 x 5.5 cm

Depicted here is an iconic Austronesian ancestor motif. An exceptionally well drawn Paiwan-style head, with a broad nose and connected eyebrows. Also of note is the effective use of negative space.

Privacy Settings
We use cookies to enhance your experience while using our website. If you are using our Services via a browser you can restrict, block or remove cookies through your web browser settings. We also use content and scripts from third parties that may use tracking technologies. You can selectively provide your consent below to allow such third party embeds. For complete information about the cookies we use, data we collect and how we process them, please check our Privacy Policy
Consent to display content from Youtube
Consent to display content from Vimeo
Google Maps
Consent to display content from Google