Ethnographic Art Collectible Dayak Indonesia Snake Scrimshaw Tool Bone Wood
Vintage 1970s Animal Bone And Dark Wood Decorative Art Sculpture From Dayak Indonesia, Tribal Snake Scrimshaw Bone Spatula from Ethnic Batak Tribe, Rare Ethnographic Piece for Collector
This listing is for a rare piece of art made with carved dark wood and what looks like a spatula bone from a young cow or a bovine. The piece is ornate with rustic primitive scrimshaw work that includes geometric patterns and a Snake in a simple but stylized manner. The ethnographic sculpture or figurine seems to recreate tools in use for domestic activities but it is must probably an old vintage 70s souvenir. Full of character will be a delightful addition to a boho ethnic home decoration project.
Height 17” inches and Width 6.5” inches / Weight 610 grams /All measurements are approximate