Wooden Churning-rod Holder 31, Himalaya
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An anthropomorphic butter churner key representing a man sitting in the "namaste" position. The body figures the main part of the "ghurra". This ghurra was collected in the district of Rukum (Western part of Nepal). Brown glossy patina. Age can be at least 30 years, although not very old , this piece show obvious signs of long use and authentic design. Very hard red wood. Very good condition. Height 9 1/4 inches (23 cm). The piece is nicely mounted on an iron stand.