Donk, Pieter van: INDONESIAN COCKSPUR CASES. Kotak Taji. 't Goy-Houten, 2000. 143 pp. 136 colour plates. 23x25 cm. Cloth.
GBP 45.00
To our knowledge, the only comprehensive work on the subject in English. Discusses cockfighting in Indonesia and the superstitions and traditions surrounding the practice. Most of the book is then devoted to showing, in good colour plates and with descriptions, numerous carved examples (mostly in wood) of cockspur cases.
Subjects: Minor Arts
Available, as of: 10/08/2020
Was item 432 in printed List 199.
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