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    Sale 2257

    African and Oceanic Art: The Robert and Jean Shoenberg Collection

    14 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 64

    A LARGE BATAK HOUSE ORNAMENT

    SUMATRA

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    A LARGE BATAK HOUSE ORNAMENT
    Sumatra
    Carved as a singa head, the stylized face with domed circular eyes, the broad mouth with carved teeth, serpentine carved element above the head, carved all over with motifs in relief and painted red and black, pierced for attachment.
    56 in. (142 cm.) high


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