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Manipur box

Very fine cast bronze box from Manipur.

These boxes where imported by Naga tribes due to the association with headhunting.A lot of box lids where converted to head takers ornaments around the 1900's.

This one is still complete and has a beautiful patina.

Manipur 19th century .

Size:  9  cm.

Price in euro 695 ,-  Now 495,-

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