A BALINESE WATER POURING DIVISER
Provenance: Philip and Rosalind Goldman
The Balinese have strong spiritual beliefs. Food is often used as offerings to the gods and frequently seen in temples and holy places in Bali. Serve is offer daily to the gods and spirits, particularly for Goddess of rice (Dewi Sri) whose temple stood in the middle of flooded rice fields to ask for blessings.
This diviser was used during these offer ceremonies.
Wood, 15 x 10 x 5 cm, end of 19th, beginning of 20th century
price: € 750,-