Global Art & Artifacts

Toraja Bronze Primitive / Funerary Figure / Statue. Sulawesi.  Indonesia.

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The Toraja are an ethnic group indigenous to a mountainous region of South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Figures like these were created for funeral rites . . .  to memorialize a deceased person or relative.

This particular statue was created in the late 1800s by a Canadian anthropologist.


A rare find.



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