Indonesia | Mamuli Earring-Pendant from Sumba Island

Old Handcrafted Mamuli Earring-Pendant - Large Collectable Wearable Tribal Jewelry

Indonesia ~ Small Sunda Island region | A Mumuli ear ornament or pendant worn from the Sumba Island, Nusa Tenggara Timur province | ca. late 19th to 20th century | gold | These types of ornaments were often included in the gifts given to the bride by the groom’s family and were only worn at special occasions. Mumuli’s are usually diamond in shape, are usually ornately decorated, this one shows a bird standing in a boat.

A Mumuli ear ornament or pendant worn from the Sumba Island, Nusa Tenggara Timur province

Indonesia ~ Sumba | Pendant with cockatoos riding deers; cast and hammered gold | 19th century ||| {GPA}

Indonesia ~ Sumba | Pendant with cockatoos riding deers; cast and hammered gold | 19th century ||| {GPA}

Indonesia ~ Sumba | Mamuli amulet (worn as an earring or pendant depending on the region) | ca. 17th - 18th century

Indonesia ~ Sumba | Mamuli amulet (worn as an earring or pendant depending on the region) | ca. 17th - 18th century

Indonesia - Sumba Islands | Five Mamulis; 14 or 18kt gold. ca. 1900. | Est. 2'800 - 4'500€ per mumuli ~ (Feb '14)

Indonesia - Sumba Islands | Five Mamulis; 14 or 18kt gold. ca. 1900. | Est. 2'800 - 4'500€ per mumuli ~ (Feb '14)

Indonesia - Lesser Sunda Islands, Sumba Island / West Sumba | Earring or pendant (Mamuli pewisie); silver | © Musée du quai Branly

Indonesia - Lesser Sunda Islands, Sumba Island / West Sumba | Earring or pendant (Mamuli pewisie); silver | © Musée du quai Branly

Indonesia - Sumba Islands | Two large mamuli; 14k gold. Top) Decorated with roosters, H: 7,6 cm and Bottom) Decorated with monkeys H: 7,1 cm | 20th century | Est. 4'000 - 5'000€ each - (Feb '14)

Indonesia - Sumba Islands | Two large mamuli; 14k gold. Top) Decorated with roosters, H: 7,6 cm and Bottom) Decorated with monkeys H: 7,1 cm | 20th century | Est. 4'000 - 5'000€ each - (Feb '14)

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