Ethnographic Arts & Textiles

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LOT 82

Lot 82

South Sulawesi Toraja Tau Tau Figure, Indonesia, 19/20th century

South Sulawesi Toraja Tau Tau Figure, Indonesia, 19/20th century
Lot 82 Details
South Sulawesi Toraja Tau Tau Figure, Indonesia, 19/20th century

carved wood with bone inset eyes
height 39 in — 99.1 cm

Estimate $400-$600

Realised: $570
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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South Sulawesi Toraja Tau Tau Figure, Indonesia, 19/20th century
  • South Sulawesi Toraja Tau Tau Figure, Indonesia, 19/20th century
  • South Sulawesi Toraja Tau Tau Figure, Indonesia, 19/20th century
Provenance:

As per consignor purchased approx. 15 years ago, the carving was featured at the Indonesian Government's Expo in 1986, Vancouver.

Note:

Contains material which may be subject to import/export regulation.

CONDITION DETAILS

Some loss, weathering and worming. Additional images available upon request.

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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