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Iron receptacle (Pesihungan) in the form of the mythical Nagga

Iron receptacle (Pesihungan) in the form of the mythical Nagga

Iron receptacle (Pesihungan) in the form of the mythical Nagga

Iron receptacle (Pesihungan) in the form of the mythical Nagga



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Item-Number:

841001

Item-Description:

Iron receptacle (Pesihungan) in the form of the mythical Nagga

Medium:

Iron

Origin:

South Sumatra - Kroe

Dimensions:

Length 76 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.



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POA

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