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Brass Container 240mm Old Toba Batak Jewelry Medicine Herb Box Chamber Statue Figure Figurine

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$330.00

Rare piece, Tempat Obat / medicine container Batak Simalungun, casted entirely from, featuring a female shaman figurehead. More beautiful in real life.

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Description

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.

Reviews (1)

1 review for Brass Container 240mm Old Toba Batak Jewelry Medicine Herb Box Chamber Statue Figure Figurine

  1. galvin yeo

    nice artifact, love it and please hope to find somemore

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