BIRD SCULPTURE Well taken care piece, absolute stunner & in superb condition.
Base of hornbill BIRD SCULPTURE is decorated with an Aso Naga / Dragon.
Please do not expose BIRD SCULPTURE to outdoor weather as I have never done so. Therefore, it will destroy the bird. The SCULPTURE is detachable for easy handling. Thus, please view photos below to appreciate, thanks.
Length: 179 cm / 70.5 inches
Height: 78 cm / 30.7 inches
Width: 26 cm / 10.2 inches
Weight: 5.1 kg / 11.2 lb
After packing: 8 kg / 17.6 lb
Volumetric weight(HxWxL/5000): 35 kg / 77 lb
Such Kenyalang BIRD SCULPTURE were used for ritual purposes placed at the Sadau before placing it at the Ruai / chief varendah.
A ceremony to drive away bad spirits is seen with head or skull trophy of the longhouse taken down from their clusters. Shortly, after the skulls have been brought to the feast chiefs varendah, one man kills a chicken and smears its blood on the sacred hornbill statue BIRD SCULPTURE. Rice wine is served and the festival begins. Subsequently, this is a very similar ritual to some of my old textiles, the pua kumbu.
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