Brian Stephenson Fine Art

Indonesian Tribal Art

Kroe Pesihungan

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Kroe iron receptacle or Pesihungan in the form of the mythical Nagga

Details


Item-Number:841001
Item-Description:Kroe iron receptacle or Pesihungan in the form of the mythical Nagga
Medium:Iron
Origin:South Sumatra - Kroe
Dimensions:Length 76 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: £1,200