MYTHICAL CREATURE 180mm Borneo Statue Dragon & Dog Aso Animal Figure Figurine

$395.00

Exceptional artifact, an Aso Creature made of Ironwood(hardest wood worldwide). Aso is a mythical animal that combines attributes of the dog and dragon in a single creature, known as Aso in Borneo. This animal signifies protection and status amongst the Dayak Kayan tribe.

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MYTHICAL CREATURE / Borneo Aso. Antique piece with beautiful patina from years of aging. Circa 1940. A prowess mythical object for the Dayak Kayan warriors.

Height: 18 cm / 7.1 inches
Width: 6.5 cm / 2.6 inches

Weight: 0.3 kg / 0.66 lb

After packing: 0.6 kg / 1.3 lb

Wikipedia: The Dayak or Dyak or Dayuh are the native people of Borneo. It is a loose term for over 200 riverine and hill-dwelling ethnic subgroups, located principally in the central and southern interior of Borneo. The Dayak were animist in belief such as the mythical creature Aso; however, many converted to Islam and since the 19th century there has been mass conversion to Christianity.

Indonesia, Asia

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