Brass Container / Batak Covered Jar. Wear and tear from natural aging is evident along the container’s lid but otherwise a rare and beautiful brass container of Toba Batak Indonesia. Circa 1950.
Toba Batak, known traditionally for their weaving, wood carving, brass ornament and figurine, and especially ornate stone tombs. Their burial and marriage traditions are very rich and complex. The burial tradition includes a ceremony in which the bones of ones ancestors are re interred several years after death.
Height: 24 cm / 9.4 inches
Diameter: 7.9 cm / 3.1 inches
Weight: 0.75 kg / 1.6 lb
After packing 1.2 kg / 2.6 lb
I will ship via Registered Mail, 14 working days worldwide, insured.