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Artwork-code: TOBO-00817
Category: Original Works of Art
Description: Pubic plate worn by little girls in prewar Indonesia. Lacal name jempang
Period: 1900-1950
Comment: Early small plate from Bali or Lombok. Decorated with several motivs. Balinese silver. These plates were used by naked little girls. There are pubic jewelery for boys as well. In Atjeh some of the pubic plates are made of gold decorated with detaied filigrain. Those rare golden plares are locally called; Cuping
Height in cm: 6
Width in cm: 6
Depth in cm:
Signature present: No signature
Location signature:
Quality: Very good quality
Remarks: Mint
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