Ceremonial Rice Ladle                                                     
Bahau people, Eastern Borneo, Indonesia
19th / early 20th century
Wood
L: 7 ¼”

A wonderful ladle featuring a female figure carved on its front handle -- while a saurian (on reverse side) completes the object, imbuing the owner with status, power and protection.

Price on request

 

Vicki Shiba
vicki@vickishiba.com
www.vickishiba.com
415.383.6995

 

Vicki Shiba :: Rice Ladle, Borneo
Vicki Shiba :: Rice Ladle, Borneo
Vicki Shiba :: Rice Ladle, Borneo
Vicki Shiba :: Rice Ladle, Borneo
Vicki Shiba :: Rice Ladle, Borneo