INDONESIAN TRIBAL ART
Metal Sculpture


Alor Rain Drum or Moko


Alor bronze rain drum or Moko (frog drum) with beading and cast designs


Alor bronze rain drum or Moko (frog drum) with beading and cast designs   Alor bronze rain drum or Moko (frog drum) with beading and cast designs   Alor bronze rain drum or Moko (frog drum) with beading and cast designs  
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Item-Number:841210
Item-Description:Alor bronze rain drum or Moko (frog drum) with beading and cast designs
Medium:Bronze
Origin:Lesser Sunda Islands - Alor
Dimensions:Height 51 cm
Age:Probably 1500 - 1800 AD
Provenance:Collected Bali 1984
Condition:-
Notes:These rain or frog drums (moko) were used as money or dowry payment throughout Alor Island up to c. 1900. A sililar drum can be seen in the Tropical museum Amsterdam.


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