Interesting Items - Vintage Collectibles & Folk Art

Manufacturer: Unknown
Irian Jaya Bronze Statue - 20th Century - Indonesian, West New Guinea

Created with the lost wax technique.
The sculpture is then encased
in sand and formed again in molten bronze; the hot
metal melts away the wax and replaces it. creating
a unique cast. The statue is finally plated in silver.

Perfectly poised and bearing an elaborate headdress,

This likeness celebrates craft work that recall the rich traditions
of Indonesia.

Size: 7½ x 1-5/8 x 1

Condition: very good - great patina

Weight: 9¾ Oz's

Markings: paper label on back
Made in Indonesia

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