A Dayak baby carrier, in classic form with carved ancestral motif to rear, minor chips to base, baby carriers or 'Ba' were used to carry infants, whose souls were believed might wander, and therefore render the baby susceptible to illness or diseas
two carved Dayak Shields, two food bowls and a Pourer, the tribal shields from Borneo, with arrow point ends and carved in relief with typical symbolic imagery, the hollowed timber bowls and pourer each with zoomorphic carved handles. Length 100 cm. (shiel
A Dayak woven basket, Originating from Borneo, the oval basket with cover intricately woven from natural fibres, the lid with a carved timber bird finial, the part timber base with short trestle feet. Height 12 cm. Length 21.5 cm. Width 14.5 cm
A large Borneo head hunter's wooden shield, curved long rectangular form, all-over repeating scroll decoration with stylised figure highlight, raised mask detail, integral candle to the centre of the reverse, old weathered finish, contemporary metal st
Dayak Shield. The pointed lozenge shaped shield strengthened with rattan banding, the reverse with shaped grip decorated with carved lizard forms. Blackened patina. Length 108 cm. Width 29.5 cm. Provenance: T. Clemence Collection, New Zealand
A Pig Mask, Bayau, Kayan Dayak, Indonesia, (late nineteenth century), carved wood, rattan binding and pigments, 22.3 cm long. Provenance: Special Timor Primitive, Bali. Acquired from above by Dr Peter Elliott, in 1990, For related examples see: Michael Hep
A Pig Mask, Bayau, Kayan Dayak, Indonesia, (early twentieth century), carved wood, rattan binding and pigments, 52 cm long. Provenance: Private Collection, Bali. Acquired from above by Dr Peter Elliott, in 1988-1989, For related examples see: Michael Heppe
A Hudoq Mask, Bahau Dayak, East Kalimantan, Indonesia, (mid twentieth century), carved wood and pigment, 42 cm high. Provenance: Robbie Bennett Exhibition, Bondi, Sydney. Acquired from above by Dr Peter Elliott
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