In front of their house, an old married couple enjoys the last rays of sun and exchanges the latest news with a friend.
Photograph by Christian Schicklgruber
In Bumthang and in other regions of Bhutan a large part of the farm labor is performed by both genders.
Photograph by Christan Schicklgruber
Wood, painted, iron fittings; measurements 38,5 x 65 x 30 centimeters; on loan from Françoise Pommaret
This box is painted with a pair of phoenixes in flight and the Chinese symbol for longevity.
Bamboo; measurements: 16 x 30,5 x 11,5 centimeters or 17 x 27 centimeters; on loan from the Völkerkundemuseum der Universität Zürich
Wood, stone; height 21 centimeters, diameter 14,5 centimeters; on loan from Christof und Marie-Noel Frei-Pont
Mortars of this type are primarily used for the grinding of spices, especially for chiles.