Standing Chief Holding Thumb Piano (sansa) with Ancestral Figure
Carved wooden sculpture depicting a male figure wearing chief's crown and holding a thumb piano in front of body. Figure is smoothly carved with slightly bent knees, arms bent upwards at elbow, hands holding instrument with widely spread fingers, wide feet creating the base, and elongated features. A dwarfed second carved figure stands against the chief's left bent leg, representing an ancestor figure that would protect the hunter chief. The sculpture stands on a Inagaki wooden base.