Pair of Hairpins, Indonesia, Tanimbar Islands Vergrößern
Pair of Hairpins, Indonesia, Tanimbar Islands

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Pair of Hairpins, Indonesia, Tanimbar Islands

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H: 24 cm (9.4”)

Estimated age: First half of the 20th century
Provenance: Austrian private collection

Estimate: € 1.000 – 1.500

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600 €

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A pair of ceremonial hairpins, carved from dark wood, depicting standing male and female figures.
The faces of both figures are appoximately the size of a fingernail ? surely a mastercarving showing the artist’s ability. It not only gives expression to the faces, but also presence to the figures in that dimension. A very rare object!