Presentation of a dog's head in a naturalistic shape and some black & white color. It is made by the Bidayuh people be among to the so called "Land Dayak" in Western Sarawak.
Mask carriers are able to look through the open dog's mouth. The teeth look impressiv and in cause of some red color on it a little bit terrifying. The teeth are made from the same piece of the wood like the mask. But one upper fang was broken and fixed by a nail. The second upper fang is broken and missing.
The ears are fixed by iron-nails. There are some small holes around the snout with a little remain of hair which was fixed by wooden splints. The paint is imported oil paint, which was common since the 1940ies.
Provenience: Collected by Steven Teh (Australia) in Sarawak in 1979,
since 1996 German Private Collection (clearing
- Numero totale di oggetti
- Maschera a forma di cane
- Bidayuh Dayak
- Sarawak, Malesia
- Colore, Ferro, Legno
- Seconda metà XX secolo
- Buone condizioni
- Venduto con supporto
- 21×20×16 cm
- 400 g