Lot 136

Torajans Sulawesi, Indonesia Buffalo Bone Horse

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $5
$50 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$25,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
Featured in this lot is this Torajans tribal, South Sulawesi, Indonesian, water buffalo bone and horn inlaid horse carving, circa 1920's. The piece features a fantastic inlaid water buffalo bone sculpture of a prancing horse. The horse shows rectangular and polygonal inlaid pieces of bone, showing fantastic construction and a saddle; the harness is adorned with brass implements decorated with other painted cloisonne adornments with coloration of light green, green, blue light blue, and red. The sculpture is mounted on a brown color pine wood shield. The condition of this inlaid horse is good, with no obvious signs of damage. The measurements of this inlaid horse are 26" x 29 1/2" x 9".