Comb, South Sulawesi

Bugis, South Sulawesi
Gold, buffalo horn
circa early 20th century
Length: 15.8 cm / 6 1/4″

Superb buffalo horn comb from the Buginese people of South Sulawesi, overlaid with a rich layer of gold, repousse with foliate & shell motifs. A rare piece and in excellent shape.

Insulinde Indonesian Arts