Neti from Nepal, For Butter Churning, Woman and Child
Neti from Nepal, For Butter Churning, Woman and Child
Neti from Nepal, For Butter Churning, Woman and Child
Neti from Nepal, For Butter Churning, Woman and Child
Neti from Nepal, For Butter Churning, Woman and Child
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Neti from Nepal, For Butter Churning, Woman and Child

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Vintage from the 1960s

An old neti - - ghurra, from the Himalaya, used as a hardwood bearing and holder for the butter churn stick and paddles used in the traditional milk churning process. Made of carved hardwood with a deep, fragrant, encrusted, milk-fat and wood smoke based patina. Dates to mid 20th century. Nepal. Measures about 10 inches overall and about 1 1/2 inches wide. Wonderful classic primitive carving with back to back mother and child. Making butter was a sacred task in the Himalayan groups, only assigned to women.