Lot 172: A fine and rare Paiwan bowl

A fine and rare Paiwan bowl. Formosan aborigine, Taiwan. The bowl with fitted lid; the lid with stylized zoomorph to top and human figure carved in high relief, the bowl with figure in high relief and long handles of abstracted form with hooks possibly to suspend it. Fine original variegated patina that has not been cleaned or altered. From an old new England private collection, by descent

Price Realized: $250

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