All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1940 item #1313899 (stock #C4)
A pair of old Begodol acquired in Bali in 1969 probably 20-30 years old at that time or circa 1939. Begodol or Dwarapala is the Balinese name for the gate guardian statues which were placed in Pura (temples) and Puri (royal homes) but currently can be found in kost houses in Bali. The statues are placed on the left and right side of the gate. Most balinese use the male-female Dwarapala which sometimes look alike and sometimes are different...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1970 item #1312850 (stock #C2)
Finely-worked Box from Japara, Indonesia probably used for jewelry. Design on top shows birds, peacocks and dragons under the Tree of Life. Circa 1950. Purchased in 1970 in Indonesia. There is also a carved medallion on the inside of the lid in the design of a peacock. The wood is in excellent condition without cracks or scratches, The key is missing. The box probably was fixed on crossed-legs originally.