Antique Penca de Balanganda
Antique Penca de Balanganda
Antique Penca de Balanganda
Antique Penca de Balanganda
Antique Penca de Balanganda
Antique Penca de Balanganda
Antique Penca de Balanganda

Antique Penca de Balanganda

Regular price $175

A huge early nineteenth century Brazilian Penca.
The hanger with the two birds is made of brass, the various charms are made of some kind of silver/tin.
This Penca has 9 amulets to it, including a cooking pot, fish and fruits. 

These charms are good luck pieces or act as protection against evil spirits..they would have been worn as a necklace or from a belt and in homes, hung above a doorway.

A stunning collector’s piece 

approx 11” plus hang 

Antique Penca de Balanganda
Antique Penca de Balanganda
Antique Penca de Balanganda
Antique Penca de Balanganda
Antique Penca de Balanganda