Ancestor Figure Roof Finial 33256
Flores
Wood, coconut fiber, porcelain chips
Mid 20th Century
25 inches

Ancestor figures were placed on the rooftop of traditional houses to offer protection to all affiliated clan members.  Ancestors were known to reside in the highest places, equating with the Upper World.

$1500

 

Thomas Murray
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Thomas Murray :: Ancestor Figure, Flores
Thomas Murray :: Ancestor Figure, Flores
Thomas Murray :: Ancestor Figure, Flores
Thomas Murray :: Ancestor Figure, Flores