Mahakala Face, stone
Lot 32
A silver alloy earring Karo Batak, Sumatra, 19th/20th century
Sold for US$ 1,125 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A silver alloy earring
Karo Batak, Sumatra, 19th/20th century
The continuous thick band forming long suspended double scrolls.
7 in. (17.8) high

Footnotes

  • The loop end is hinged to allow connection to the ear and the scroll ends are attached to the wearer's turban to support the weight and serve as ornamentation during special ceremonies.

    Provenance:
    Private Collection, Florida
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