INDONESIAN TRIBAL ART
Metal Sculpture


Kroe Pesihungan


Iron recepiacle (Pesihungan) in the form of a hen


Iron recepiacle (Pesihungan) in the form of a hen   Iron recepiacle (Pesihungan) in the form of a hen   Iron recepiacle (Pesihungan) in the form of a hen  
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Item-Number:841002
Item-Description:Iron recepiacle (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


  

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