Indonesian Tribal Art - Ladle, Lombok Island, Indonesia

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Ceremonial ladle
Lombok Island, Indonesia
Wood, coconut shell
5.5 (14 cm) high by 18 (45.7 cm) long
Early 20th century

An elegantly carved wooden handle holds a zoomorphic coconut bowl, with incised eyes and mouth infilled with lime.
Ex Cathryn Cootner, former textile curator of the M.H. de Young Museum, San Francisco


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