Charm figure, Dayak, Borneo, Indonesia
5" tall
wood, pigment
early to mid 20th century
ex Zena Kruzick Tribal Art

$450

A wonderful charm figure with fantastic movement, as if it's dancing.

Shamans energize small charms and amulets to wear around their neck which are used in healing ceremonies.
These charms are also hung on cradles to keep babies safe.
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