Lot: 5

Four amulets "linglingo"

Philippines - Luzon

Provenance Size Hammer price
Ramon Villegas, Manila, Philippines H: 1 inch - 1.6 inch 500 EUR

metal, decorated with stylized animal heads resp. seated figures. These amulets are worn either as earrings or as pendants. They are believed to have supernatural powers, bring luck and improve the owner's fertility.

Musée du Quai Branly (ed.), Philippines, Paris 2013, p. 292, ill. 202