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Item-Number:

841002

Item-Description:

Iron recepiacle (Pesihungan) in the form of a hen

Origin:

South Sumatra - Kroe

Dimensions:

Length 52 cm

Age:

pre 1700

Provenence:

Collected Sumatra 1984

Condition:

Weathered patina

Notes:

Used in the South Sumatran Lampung coming of age ritual of tooth filing and blackening. Form is known to have influenced European modern art of the early 1900's c.f. Picasso.


Price:

£700

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