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Batak tribes are well known for their carved medicine containers like this (see C-7734, for another). This one is less artistic and more functional, but using the traditional motifs of the Singa (protective creature) and ASO (human-like heads).
Functional? This particular container was used (lightly)… Continue reading
Halangan. N. Sumatra. Age unknown.
Wood, metal, cord
10" long x 4.5" deep x 5.25" tall
$ 110.00 USD