Eating Spoon (Igorot)

Handle carved figuratively. Standing figure. Brass spiral arm twisted seven times on the right wrist, on the left a simple clasp.
Compare: Dresden 1890 panel XVIII, fig. 8
Lit .: Meyer-Schadenberg, Publ.Kgl.Ethn.Mus. Dresden vol. VIII 1890

In the Bontok language, the spoon is called "pa-o" or "idoh".
See: Kohnen, Norbert, 1986, Igorot, Everyday Life and Traditional Healing Methods in Filipino Mountain Tribes, Triltsch Verlag Düsseldorf, p. 102

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