Charm figures, Pasir people, Dayak
E. Borneo, Indonesia
5" tall (smallest) 6" tall (largest)
wood, pigment
mid 20th century
ex Zena Kruzick Tribal Art
ex Thomas Murray
Field collected by Michael Palmieri in the 70's

$1000 - SOLD

A pair of wonderful charm figures with
fantastic movement, as if they're 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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