From: Borneo | Sarawak | Tinjar River

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number P767A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Berawan
Provenience Borneo | Sarawak | Tinjar River
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood | Bone | Plant Fiber | Vine

Long, oblong wooden body with squared end and hollowed out back. Body engraved with geometric designs that resemble tattoo block prints. Short neck at other end. Elaborate carving of animal eating another animal extending from peg box. Two lateral wooden pegs connected to two strings. Good condition. Bridge and saddle missing. Sapei.

Height 10 cm
Length 16 cm
Width 24 cm
Credit Line Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898

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