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19th Century Ifugao Tribal Shamans Sacrificial Bulul Basket Fetish

Lot: 114

Circa 1870.
Features a reclining hand carved bulul hipag human figure evidence of volcanic rock, bone, nuts, fire starting material, and volcanic sand throughout the sacrificial contents.
Approximate dimensions: 3 1/4 high x 5 1/4 wide x 4 inches deep..
Parallels: Similar, but less fine, examples are published in The Last Filipino Head Hunters, on page 57.
Condition: Evidence of use and wear, no apparent repairs or loss.

Up for Auction on September 25, 2020

Estimate: $1,000 - 1,500

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