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|Item-Description:||Kroe iron receptacle or Pesihungan in the form of a hen|
|Origin:||South Sumatra - Kroe|
|Dimensions:||Length 52 cm|
|Provenance:||Collected Sumatra 1984|
|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. |
Exhibited:Important Tribal Sculpture from Sumatra, Borneo and The Celebes, Sonoma County Museum, Santa Rosa, California, 1 October to 30 November, 1986.