Nice Early 20th Century Igorot Carving from the Philippine Islands
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Nice Early 20th Century Igorot Carving from the Philippine Islands

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
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ARTIFACT: Nice early 20th century Igorot carving from the Philippine Islands. The Igorot people are from the area of Luzon. The carving or bulul were traditionally placed in close proximity to rice granaries because this was believed to bring an abundant harvest. This example is a bulul in the traditional seated position with a variation to the placement of the arms, when used for ceremonial purposes the bulul was often seen with arms crossed along raised knees. This example shows the carving with one arm bent - palm to cheek, as if thinking.

VINTAGE: Circa early 20th century

SIZE: Approximately 6-1/2" x 4-3/4"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Wood

ATTACHMENT: N/A

MARKINGS: N/A

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Pacific indigenous, ethnographic, & tribal Artifacts collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBJX15 LAAEX7/16 SAJEX10/16

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The carving shows minor to moderate wear, color is rich, overall excellent condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.