Statuette in bone from the Tanimbar island, located in the Moluccas archipelago in eastern Indonesia. This figurine has a prophylactic role for animist populations of this Indonesian archipelago.
Long earrings are hanging on the figure’s ears. The figurine is seated cross-legged, with the arms crossed on the abdomen.
Bone with a brown-honey patina. There are some little desiccation cracks on the matter.
- Region/ country
- Tanimbar, Indonesia
- 2nd half 20th century
- Sold with stand
- 25×4×3 cm