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Bronze Ritual Spoon, Nepal, 18th C.

Bronze Ritual Spoon, Nepal, 18th C.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Pre 1800: Item # 1310576

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Ritual spoon used for Hindu religious ceremonies, of elongated shape, its top decorated with a relief representing Hanuman, the Monkey Hero of the Ramayana epic, with four arms, sitting on a lotus throne and backed by an aureola. The spoon is made of bronze, with a fine patina. The relief, also made of bronze, is affixed to the spoon with two copper rivets. Nepal, early 18th century. The piece is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Height (without stand): 11 1/2" (29,2 cm). Obvious signs of age, otherwise very good condition. A rare piece collected in Nepal in 1974