A silver alloy earring Karo Batak, Sumatra, 19th/20th century
Sold for US$ 1,125 inc. premium
Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art
11 Sep 2012 13:00 EDT
A silver alloy earring
Karo Batak, Sumatra, 19th/20th century
The continuous thick band forming long suspended double scrolls.
7 in. (17.8) high
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.
Private Collection, Florida
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