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Shaman Spoon

Toradja, Sulawesi, Indonesia
19th Century

Figurative spoons from the Toradja are very rare. This example is beautifully carved and its patina is deep and lustrous from ceremonial use. Note the ritual scraping found around the rim of the bowl.

Shaman Spoon

Toradja, Sulawesi, Indonesia
19th Century

Figurative spoons from the Toradja are very rare. This example is beautifully carved and its patina is deep and lustrous from ceremonial use. Note the ritual scraping found around the rim of the bowl.