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Trengganu, sculpture : general view

This photograph shows a piece of sculpture resembling a boat which pays tribute to the famous boat-making history of Trengganu and the unmistakable design of the bangau which are elaborately carved wooden boats. Trengganu is a body of work that is more sculptural than functional unlike bowls or plates. It belongs to the boat series that explores the historical, ceremonial and trade boats in Southeast Asia. Physical dimensions of original: Approx: 250 x 530 x 120 mm. Medium: Local clay, cobalt and barium glazes (fired at 1260 degrees Celsius). Title devised by Library staff.

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This digital copy © National Library Board Singapore 2009. The original work © Iskandar Jalil, 2006.


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