Anadeo Ancestor Figures, Flores

Nage region, Central Flores
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.

Price on request

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