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NARA WOOD GONG HANDLE

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Narra wood carved gong handle with stylized double animal head motif. Kankanaey Tribe. N. Luzon Island, Philippines. 20th C. 3” x 3.5”.
Sales price $100
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Description

The Kankanaey people are an indigenous people of the Northern Philippines. They are part of the collective group of indigenous people known as the Igorot.

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.