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A pair of Oceanic decorated scrolls, possibly Batak

A pair of Oceanic decorated scrolls, possibly Batak

Item Description:

A pair of Oceanic decorated scrolls, possibly Batak, early 20th Century. One scroll contains two long narratives, part pictorial, part with ideograms, and a chart or table, 48 x 7 ¼ in (120.8 x 18.3 cm). The second scroll contains well-drawn images of masks, a depiction of an ancestor figure, and a protome with the head of a figure, likely a deity, 31 ½ x 7 ¼ in (71.3 x 18.3 cm). Ex Larchmont, NY private collection.

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