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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

Provenence:

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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POA

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