Ancestor Figure Pendant 10905

South Moluccas (Tanimbar?)

Gold alloy

19th Century or earlier

1.8 in/4.5 cm  20 grams

$5500

A very rare human figure ornament made from electrum, of which a similar example may be found in Power and Gold, full-page color plate p. 233. This is a very eye-pleasing miniature sculpture.