Brian Stephenson Fine Art

Indonesian Tribal Art

Kroe Pesihungan

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Kroe iron receptacle or Pesihungan in the form of a hen

Details


Item-Number:841002
Item-Description:Kroe iron receptacle or 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