Double-headed Cobra

Size:

28,0 cm high

Region:

Orissa, India

Type:

Double-headed Cobra, three parts.

Material:

Metal

Condition:

good, one broken part was glued

Description:

The Mahlia-Kond live in the tribal-area of Orissa in the north-east of India

From the middle of the 19th century till the beginning of the 20th century nomadic blacksmiths manufactured these statues for the Kond in cire perdue (lost-wax technique)

For more information please read the article by Barbara Boal in “Publications”

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