NARA WOOD GONG HANDLE
Narra wood carved gong handle with stylized double bird figure motif. North Luzon Island, Philippines. 20th C. 2.5” x 4”.
Narra wood, (genus Pterocarpus), also called asana, padauk, mukwa, Burmese rosewood, or Andaman redwood, genus of timber trees of the pea family (Fabaceae), native to Asia and Africa.