Lime container with human face
East Java, Dongson
Bronze with blue/green burial patina
circa 200 BCE - 200 CE
Height: 18.4 cm

A cylindrical bronze lime container with elongated finial in the form of a mask-like human face of classical stylized heart-shaped design with large bulbous eyes, small raised mouth and ears of looped wire.  The reverse depicts hair which falls from a rounded spiral disk and loop on top of the head in parallel strands.  Top and bottom of the container are embellished with wide bands of rope-like decorative motifs.

Price on request

 

Frank Wiggers
Insulinde Indonesian Arts
Insulinde@aol.com

+1-415-488-0747

Frank Wiggers :: Lime Container, East Java
Frank Wiggers :: Lime Container, East Java