Dayak Longhouse Doors

Early 20th Century

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9,500 USD

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Description
  • Sold as a set of 2.
  • An impressive pair of carved doors from the Dayak tribe of Borneo.
  • From a longhouse on the Mahakam River near San Marinda, they would have protected the building from malevolent spirits with the carved intertwining Aso, or guardian spirits.
  • Mounts on reverse for wall display.
Provenance

Collected in Borneo in the 1980s.

Condition Report
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Moderate signs of overall patina and wear commensurate with age and use.

Doors have hung outdoors in a protected area for many years.

Split to bottom at right side of one door.

Dimensions
Height: 80.00 in.
Width: 39.00 in.
Depth: 3.75 in.
Materials
Hardwood
Decorative Style
Asian Decorative Arts
Country of Origin
Indonesia
SKU

BS6MP

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