Big, ritual bowl of with two BULULS,Ifugao,Luzon,2nd half 20th century

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Terrific tribal object, tihs big, ritual sacrificial bowl, flanked by two Bululs (Bulul is the god of rice for the Ifugao). On the hardwood bowl, on both sides a lizard can be found in a more abstract, edgy form. On the Bulul figures, a patina of dried pig blood is visible. Pig blood is often used during rituals surrounding good harvest, health, prosperity in a marriage, etc. During the transport a small shrinking crack has occurred in the bowl, see photos. Apart from that it is in good condition!

Height bowl: 14 cm
Height longest Bulul: 29 cm
Length: 54 cm
Weight: 4270 grams!!
Origin: Honduan
Date: 2nd half 20th century
Provenance: Obtained in situ by myself

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