Indonesian Tribal Art - Silver pectoral disc, Timor Island, Indonesia

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Pectoral disc or breast plate
Timor Island, Indonesia
Silver
Late 19th to early 20th century
5.25" (13.3 cm) in diameter
#5716

These disks were worn as status symbols by men during ceremonial occasions; the designs relate to celestial bodies. There is a small crack at 2:00 in the above photo.

$950


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