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Clan house door


East Borneo
Bahau Dayak
Wood
198 × 63.5 × 4.5 cm
Price: CHF 3'000.-
BO.10.030

Door of clan house marking the entrance to a dignitary’s apartment.

It is decorated in the centre by an elaborate carving in relief representing a guardian divinity. The divinity’s body is made up of an asymmetrical composition of dragon-dogs (aso’), while its large globular eyes are enclosed within concentric aso’s.

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