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This is a blog of my personal collections. The purpose of this blog is to educate myself and public in regards to antiquities especially related to religion and calligraphy. I welcome everyone to input their feedback in this blog which they think would be helpful. I do not watermark the photos in this blog so everyone is free to use them as long as they are not used for illegal and unethical reasons. I appreciate if you could notify me if you plan to use any of the photos here. Enjoy browsing!!

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Ancient Artifact Review 81 : Antique Papan Gendeng of Malay Traditional House Kuala Kangsar ( 19th Century)

This is a piece of carved wood called Papan Gendeng used as part of a Malaysian traditional house. It was placed normally above a window or a door. Apart from beautifying the house, it also serves as a ventilation.
This Gendeng is beautifully carved in foliage motif and from 19th Century.

It has a dimension  of 600 x 200 mm.

Check below links of Malay products which use foliage motif
 Malay Door
Malay Kukor

Specification :

Item : A wooden Gendeng
Dim : 600 x 200 mm.
Material : Wood
Design : Foliage motif
Origin : Kuala Kangsar

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