Pair of male/female ancestor figures - Anadeo
Nage region, Central Flores
Wood
First half 20th century
Height: 135 cm

Very expressive pair of male and female ancestors or clan founders, seated in traditional squatting position on a pole carved with hooked motifs.  Such pairs used to be placed under the eves of the traditional adat house in a similar position to the famed Jara Heda ancestral horses renowned from the same region.

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Frank Wiggers
Insulinde Indonesian Arts
Insulinde@aol.com

+1-415-488-0747

Frank Wiggers :: Anadeo Figures
Frank Wiggers :: Anadeo Figures
Frank Wiggers :: Anadeo Figures