Art from Bali and Indonesia
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Pubic plate worn by little girls in prewar Indonesia. Local name jempang
1900-1950
Early small plate from Bali or Sulawesi. Decorated with several filigrain motivs. 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 detailed filigrain. Those rare golden plares are locally called; Cuping
Pubic plate worn by little girls in prewar Indonesia. Local name jempang

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Set of 2 incense burners, used by the Hindu priest on Bali during ceremonies or rituals. Local name; Padamaran
1900-1950
This burner is used by the Pedanda, the Balinese priest, to help him perform certain rituals during ceremonies, like tooth filing, marriage or the blessing of a temple.The two figures are the naga, the holy snake ,at the front, and the nandi at the back. Nandi is the travel animal of Shiva. The last three photos show a priest performing a ritual with the padamaran in the right hand. Collectors item. Pls click on the photo to get more info and photos.
Set of 2 incense burners, used by the Hindu priest on Bali during ceremonies or rituals. Local name; Padamaran

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Complete dance costume of a Balinese legong dancer. Prewar
1900-1940
Well preserved costume. This costume was sent to an English dance institution, where they studied the various Asian dances. Including the original dance crown and dance fan. In 1936 a book was published "Temple dances of Bali" by the Swedish artist Tyra Kleen, which shows the various costumes of the legong-dance. Please click n the the photo for more photos and info.
Complete dance costume of a Balinese legong dancer. Prewar

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Small bust of an Indonesian woman with flowers in her hair.
1930-1950
Lovely small bust of an Indonesian woman with one remarkable feature; the broche in her hair on the backside. It looks like the broche is made of djokja silver and therefore it may be carved in Java.
Small bust of an Indonesian woman with flowers in her hair.

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Seated Bali woman, carved with art deco features. Prewar
1930-1940
Nicely carved face decorated with big earplugs, soebengs.
Seated Bali woman, carved with art deco features. Prewar

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Coloured sirih container from Bali or Lombok
1950-1970
Nicely coloured box to save the sirih durng travelling. Real folk art.
Coloured sirih container from Bali or Lombok.

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Cockspur case from prewar Bali This set contains 16 spurs Local name; Kotak Taji

This case is made of the precious satin wood. Therefore one may suggest that this case once belonged to a person from the higher cast or of great wealth. All the 16 original spurs are still there.
Cockspur case from prewar Bali. This set contains 16 spurs. Local name; Kotak Taji.


 
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