Ritual container, 3 ape skulls mounted with fibre on Asian ceramic jar. Jawbones on beaded strings connected with skulls. Asian ceramic was prestige objects in Dayak culture. One identical container was sold as a Dayak birth gift on a Australian auction some years ago.
H. 18 cm
Provenance: Albert Reumert Rasmussen 1926-1999, Denmark. Explorer, globetrotter, travelfilm producer and adventurer. Many years chairman in Denmarks adventurer club. Collected in situ.