Horse Head of Sumba

LE BEL OBJET

CSE130322015

A symbol of social status and wealth - horses hold great significance within the Sumba society.

Hand-carved by local artisans using traditional techniques, this horse head from Bali is made of Suar Wood, more commonly known as flare wood.

Each beauteous piece is disctint by nature which provides ordinary but noticeable fissures adding a charming hint of ageing to the wood.

This beautiful piece measures 38cm in height, 16cm in length and 7cm in width.


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