Indonesia | Heirloom Earrings from the Tanimbar islands, Moluccas | Gold | ca. 19th Century or earlier | Price on request.

Heirloom Earrings - Tanimbar islands, Moluccas Gold Century or earlier x 2 x 5 cm

Indonesia ~ Tanimbar, Southeast Maluku | Pairs of openwork filigree earrings ~ 'kmwene' ~ gold and beads | The strand of glass beads was worn behind the neck | 18th - 19th century | Source: 'Gold Jewellery of the Indonesian Archipelago', page 79

Pairs Of Openwork Filigree Earrings (Kmwene) From Tanimbar, Southeast Maluku, Indonesia

Indonesia ~ Tanimbar, Moluccas | Earring - kemene type; gold | In the form of a tavu, the stylized anthropomorphic ancestral altar at the heart of the traditional clan house. Strong connotations to the 'tree of life' are easily discernible | 18th - 19th century | POR

Indonesia ~ Tanimbar, Moluccas | Earring - kemene type; gold | In the form of a tavu, the stylized anthropomorphic ancestral altar at the heart of the traditional clan house. Strong connotations to the 'tree of life' are easily discernible | 18th - 19th century | POR

Indonesia | Winged spiral pendant (amulet) from Tanimbar Islands, Moluccas | Gold | Circa 18th - 19th century | Price on request

Shown by expert scholar and dealer Frank Wiggers at San Francisco Tribal, 26 April Winged spiral pendant (amulet).

Ikat from Tanimbar, Moluccas, Indonesia

Pusaka Collection of Indonesian Ikat * Textile Moluccas, Tanimbar, Indonesia, Warp ikat

Tanimbar Islands | South Moluccas, Indonesia | Canoe prow with dragon image (kora ulu) 19th century wood

Tanimbar Islands | South Moluccas, Indonesia | Canoe prow with dragon image (kora ulu) 19th century wood

A young woman from Tanimbar in formal ikat attire, probably bakan inelak, photographed in the early 1900s by Petrus Drabbe. From the collection of the Museum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden. Creative Commons Licence. Pusaka Collection of Indonesian Ikat Textiles * Curator Peter ten Hoopen

Pusaka Collection of Indonesian Ikat Textiles * Curator Peter ten Hoopen

Eastern Indonesia | A Tanimbar man's necklace | Shells and rattan | Early 20th century | The Tanimbar Archipelago is one of the most important sources of Indonesian 'primitive' art. This necklace belongs to a chieftain decorated with ovula-ovum shells, which have been a medium of exchange in Indonesia since time immemorial.

Man's necklace from Eastern Indonesia(Tanimbar) Estern Indonesia(Tanimbar) Shells and rattan Early century Length The Tanim.

Indonesia - Moluccas, Tanimbar | Comb carved for a single piece of animal bone | ca. 19th century

Indonesia - Moluccas, Tanimbar | Comb carved for a single piece of animal bone | ca. 19th century

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