LOVELY TATTOO INK BLOCK Art Body Piercing Statue Figure DAYAK BORNEO #2

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AW0299

A beautiful traditional ink block for Dayak Tattooing featuring Buah Berasok / Interlocking Creeper pattern and Buah Aso / Mythical Pagan Creature. Carved from Iron / Billionwood hardwood, absolutely beautiful. 1980s collection, never used.

Height x Width: 14 x 9.5 cm / 5.5 x 3.7 inches
Thickness: 2 cm / 0.8 inch

Weight: 0.2 kg / 0.44 lb
After packing: 0.4 kg / 0.88 lb

Tattoos were believed to provide protection from supernatural spirits and served as an indication of social rank. Decades ago tattoos were made not for personal interest but rather to denote their courage and victories during war.

I will ship via Registered Mail, 14 working days worldwide, insured.

Item Details

Reference #:
AW0299
Quantity
1
Category
Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
Department
Collectibles
Year
1980
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
Never used, mint.
Material