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Metal Sculpture
Kroe Pesihungan


Kroe iron receptacle or Pesihungan in the form of a hen


Kroe iron receptacle or Pesihungan in the form of a hen   Kroe iron receptacle or Pesihungan in the form of a hen   Kroe iron receptacle or Pesihungan in the form of a hen  
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Item-Number:841002
Item-Description:Kroe iron receptacle or Pesihungan in the form of a hen
Medium:Iron
Origin:South Sumatra - Kroe
Dimensions:Length 52 cm
Age:pre 1700
Provenance: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: £470