WOODEN ALTAR / Tempat Lilin Bahau with each opposite end decorated with Petara / Pagan God. A one and only worship tray during the Gawai Rites. Spiritual figurine protecting the living from the After-world. Circa 1950-60, the wooden altar is in excellent aged condition, Ironwood.
Length: 59 cm / 23.2 inches
Height(base to top): 17 cm / 6.7 inches
Width: 30 cm / 11.8 inches
Weight: 9.8 kg / 21.5 lb
The Bahau is an ethnic group in West Kutai Regency, East Kalimantan, Indonesia. Therefore, they are the same tribes that carry the infamous Hudog Mask and Hudog Dance.
I will ship via Courier Service(5-7 working days) worldwide, insured.
galvin yeo –
beautiful carvings and home decoration, will buy again