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Up for sale here is a very rare authentic stairs/staircase straight from a Dayak Longhouse! Carved from one single piece of Belian / Iron wood, hardest wood in the world. Circa 1750-1800. Origin: Balikpapan Kalimantan. Borneo. Rare museum quality ornament.


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2.3meters/2300mm Iban Dayak Staircase straight from a Longhouse ornament

Borneo Longhouse: Many of the inhabitants of the Southeast Asian island of Borneo (Kalimantan, Indonesia and States of Sarawak and Sabah, Malaysia). The Dayak, live traditionally in buildings known as a longhouse, Rumah panjang / Rumah Betang in Indonesian, rumah panjai in Iban. Common to most of these is that they are built raised off the ground on stilts. Subsequently, divided into a more or less public area along one side and a row of private living quarters lined along the other side. Thus, this seems to have been the way of building best accustomed to life in the jungle in the past. Otherwise, hardly related people have come to build their dwellings in similar ways.

Erosion on the wood is visible due to extreme age and weather exposure.

Height: 230 cm / 90.6 inches
Width: 17 cm / 6.7 inches
Side width(largest point): 11 cm / 4.3 inches

Weight: 19.6 kg / 43 lb
After packing: 35 kg / 77 lb

Shipping method: Shipping by Aramex courier
Combine shipping discount of 30% discount will be given on shipping of the next item. Only when combining shipment.
Shipping delivery and handling duration: 8 to 10 working days

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Weight 35 kg
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1 review for 2.3Meter XXXXL BORNEO longhouse ornament IRONWOOD STAIRCASE STAIRS

  1. Tribal Art

    beautiful ornaments, museum quality, fast response and shipping.. well packed.. highly recommended.

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