Lot 9086 - Aboriginal|Oceanic Art|The Gallagher Collection - Sale AS0608

 
Lot 9086
A Shrine Post, Flores Island, Indonesia, 18th-19th Century,
the post has deeply carved spirit figures either side, with typical Flores scrolled design covering the post; only on the exposed side, weathering has softened the design, missing the extended forks usually attached to the top of each upper section

Acquired from Deang Askander in 1970s, the important Bali dealer who put together the Barbier-Mueller Collection of Indonesian Art which is now in the Musee du Quai Branly


178 x 50 x 22 cm
Estimate $2,500-3,500
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