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Gong (1) - Bronze - Tawak tawak - Kalimantan, Indonesia

Lot reference 26003869

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Current bid $220
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Location: Netherlands
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2nd half 19th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Total nr of items: 1
Object: Gong (More lots)
Indigenous object name: Tawak tawak
Region/ country: Kalimantan, Indonesia
Material: Bronze
Period: 2nd half 19th century
Condition: Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand: No
Dimensions: 7.5×22×22 cm

A RARE CAST BRONZE GONG " TAWAK-TAWAK " Borneo Kalimantan (origin) ,
Mid 19th century

Finely decorated on the external surface with three Chinese-style dragons amidst sinuous vegetable scrolls.

Provenance:, acquired in an box lot of a local action before 1979.

Tawak-tawak gongs were usually used as signal to call people, but it was also attributed to them a magical power against demons; furthermore, they were considered symbols of authority and sometimes used as a kind of currency such a gong forms part of a wedding gift.

Source: Gelderland collection, Data provider Museon in the Netherlands and also a very similar gong is in the Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam (inv. RV-893-107).

Wil be send registered in a lot of bubble plastic ( and it is possible to pick up at the seller's place in Amersfoort.)

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  • Everything is fine!!! My recommendations!!!

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  • Unhappy about description, missing: size of beads , rosary part near the cross was mended and wrongly done. I wonder how the cross was dated from 18th century, rosary is 19th or beginnining of 20th...

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  • Dank voor de snelle afhandeling. Mooi exemplaar!!

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    TWEE SCHITTERENDE VAZEN CHINEES PORSELEIN ONTVANGEN. PRACHTIGE EYE-CATCHERS ! COMPLIMENTEN VOOR DE ZEER VAKKUNDIGE VERPAKKING EN SNELLE LEVERING PERFECT 100 % TOP!
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  • A great seller thank you very much

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    Absoluut perfect , mooi voorwerp , zeer goed verpakt .
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    user-013c72f October 29, 2018

  • Superb packaging for pottery to survive 11,604 miles to Guam/USA! THANK YOU!

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  • AWESOME SELLER! Packaged professionally to survive 11,604 miles to Guam/USA! Items exactly as described!

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United States $76.11
Austria $31.34
Belgium $31.34
Canada $39.18
China $42.53
Denmark $31.34
France $31.34
Germany $31.34
Hong Kong, China $42.53
Ireland $38.06
Italy $31.34
Luxembourg $31.34
Netherlands $10.07
Norway $31.34
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Portugal $31.34
Spain $31.34
Sweden $31.34
Switzerland $31.34
United Kingdom $31.34
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