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Vintage Wooden Offering Holder Elephant Motif Newar of Nepal Mid-20th Century

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Vintage wooden offering holder elephant motif Newar of Nepal. Mid 20th Century. This carved wooden elephant was placed in front of a household shrine to hold offerings of rice, flowers or other small objects, made to the Deity. Such holders are called buchee in Newari. The Newars are the original inhabitants of the Kathmandu valley. They form a strongly religious Community, with Buddhist and Hindu adherents, and daily ritual plays a defining role in individual, family and Community life. The condition is very good. Dimensions: 12 inches long by 5 inches wide by 10.5 inches tall.

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  • In the Style Of
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    Mid-20th Century
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 10.5 in. x W 5 in. x D 12 in.H 26.67 cm x W 12.7 cm x D 30.48 cm
  • Seller Location
    Point Richmond, CA
  • Seller Reference Number
    BT-180372
  • Reference Number
    LU1778215601602
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