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Peurise Teumaga

A scarce brass cast shield from Aceh

Based on the design of the Indian Dhal the shield from Aceh was made out of rattan ( Peurise awe) adorned with brass stars or like this example made of cast brass. Nice old shield with old patina .

Similar examples where displayed in the exhibition in museum Bronbeek during the Stammeshaus exhibition. ( see photo)

Aceh -Sumatra- before 1900.

Size: 31  cm round.


When tourism came up around 1930 on Sumatra a mixture of these two models in a smaller size of cast brass was made in large amounts for tourists and soldiers. However some are almost antique these models are often wrongly offered as original old Peurise Teumaga. ( see extra photo)

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