Dayak Tribal Medicine Box, Sumatra
Detail: This medicine container was used by the Batak Tribes in Sumatra. Carved from one piece of wood. Singa (mythical protective creatures) heads are looking up on each end of the box. An ASO (human-like head) adorns the top of the lid. These boxes are used to store medicines or jewelry. Circa mid- to late-1900’s. Pristine condition. For the Serious Collector.