Loan Object
Photo by Johan Vipper
Photo credit: Johan Vipper

Pig Trap Charm (Tuntun)

19th century

Wood; carved

52 x 2 x 4 cm (20 1/2 x 13/16 x 1 9/16 in.) base: 8 x 8 x 7.5 cm (3 1/8 x 3 1/8 x 2 15/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.661
Culture: 
Iban
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Ritual Objects
Geography: 
Made in Borneo, Malaysia
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: T. Murray, Mill Valley, California

Bibliography: 

Jerome Feldman, The Eloquent Dead: Ancestral Sculpture of Indonesia and Southeast Asia (Los Angeles: Fowler Museum at UCLA, 1985), 122–23.

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