Exceptional Wood Carving Totem From Kodi Sumba Island or Timor Sculpture - Traditional Indonesian Craft. House Guardian / House Protector Figure. A truly exceptional Indonesian Home Protector Totem.Very likely from the area of Kopi, on the Sumba island, or possibly from Timor. Protector of the Home against Evil Spirits, this well patinated artwork is in the shape of a standing male figure. Top of the head and standing base have large holes, elements which indicates this artwork was on use in its island of origin. The quality of the craftsmanship is simply outstanding, a fine artwork rare to come around. Will surely seduce fine tribal art collectors. Holes noted at the top of the head and on the base, please see images.
Some lines / cracks noted in various areas of the carving. Please kindly zoom on the images to view details and close ups. Images are part of the listing description.Feel free to contact me may you desire more information.