Ana Deo figure, Flores Islands, Indonesia
7.5" tall
wood, pigment
ex private collection, France
This object was in the exhibition "Native Arts of the World, At Home in Colorado - The Douglas Society Collects".

SOLD

Figures from the Flores Islands with outstretched arms to the front or to the side are usually referred to as
Ana Deo
and represent ancestors. Small figures such as this could have been used as personal charms or protective figures.
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