An exquisitely carved Garuda head, Indonesia, mid 20th century, shallow and deep carving, the mythological creature represents birth and heaven, height 28 cm, width 22 cm. Provenance: Old Sydney collection, purchased in KlungKun, Bali, circa 1960s
Balinese Keris, late 19th century, with bone 'Kocet Kocet' form hilt, the blade with 'Wutah' pamor pattern in the steel and a crawling Leach ganja, the scabbard of burl teak (timaha wood), length 62 cm
A massive carving, being Fed before the Cock Fight, Tajen, an ancient religious Purification ritual, Bali, mid 20th century, the composition well delineated by a master carver, height 41 diameter 30 cm
Painted Beam from a Weaving Loom, Nusa Panida, Bali, mid 20th century, each side with sarong clad dancing figures on white ground, birds flying overhead and other auspicious symbols, the tapered beam slotted to fit the cross beam, on fitted metal stand, he
A large Dense hardwood carving, Preparing for the Cock Fight, Tajen, Bali, mid 20th century, an ancient religious purification ritual, the man and his attire well delineated, and the intricately carved woven basket suspended above the rooster, made by a ma
A Toraja sword, plain blade with some pitting, handle carved with chicken motif (adjoining circles), hilt with bands of fine plaited fibre, original wooden scabbard with rattan binding. Early twentieth century or nineteenth century, Sulawesi, Indonesia. Pr
A large Phallic shaped Kris (ceremonial knife) holder from Bali, the majority of Balinese are Hindu and this represents Shiva Lingga. It has a male and female figure clutching the base of the large erect penis. It is painted in old red lacquer and still ha
An Early Lute (hasapi), Toba Batak, North Sumatra, Indonesia, (nineteenth century), carved wood, string and pigments, 72.6 cm long. Provenance: Sulawesi Arts, Bali. Acquired from above by Dr Peter Elliott, in 1998, The extremity in form of bird. Body intri
A Carved Monkey, Kodi Village, West Sumba, Indonesia, (early-mid twentieth century), carved hardwood and pigments, 28.6 cm high. Provenance: Bulan Art, Bali. Acquired from above by Dr Peter Elliott, in the mid 1990s
Three Kris Handles, South Sumatra (early twentieth century), carved hardwood, 9.8 cm; 9.7 cm; 12.6 cm long (3). Provenance: Donald Friend, Bali (gifted 1970s);, Palembang bazaar, Indonesia (1970s) (previous cat. no. 54W&B)
Six old kris handles from Java and Bali, 19th century; 'My collection of Kris handles was started in 1985 and I bought many of the first ones from Daeng Iskander, an important Art Dealer in Bali who helped Barbier Mueller build his Indonesian Art collectio
An old and finely carved betel nut accessory box, Flores Island, Indonesia, 19th century; the hardwood box with finely incised geometric and abstract designs over the entire surface except for the bottom and short legs. Provenance: Purchased from Daeng Isk
An ancestor figure, Atoni or Tetum people, West Timor, Indonesia; ancestor figure [ai bahat] early 20th century; in Timor, tattoos signal identity and status. Their talismanic qualities protect the living and the soul after death. He is incised with intric
A Balinese painted "Palintangan" calendar, mid 20th century. A Balinese painted 'Palintangan' calendar, mid 20th century, well mounted on board and framed, this hand drawn and painted Art work depicts various figural forms and script in each panel. The Pal
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