BRONZE STATUE 240mm CONTAINER Batak Brass Box Chamber Ritualistic Figure Figurine

$650.00

Rare piece, Tempat Obat / medicine container Batak Simalungun, casted entirely from brass/bronze, featuring a male shaman figure flanked by four guardian. More beautiful in real life.

SKU: MC0389 Category:
Description

Description

BRONZE STATUE / Batak Covered Jar. What was inside this elaborated chamber, it has to be of some great importance, guarded by not three but five ritualistic figurines. Toba Batak  Indonesia. Circa 1950. Superb Batak piece.

Height: 24 cm / 9.4 inches
Base: 7 x 6 cm / 2.8 x 2.4 inches

Chamber depth: 12 cm / 4.7 inches

Weight: 0.6 kg / 1.3 lb
After packing 1 kg / 2.2 lb

Toba Batak, known traditionally for their weaving, wood carving, brass / bronze statue, 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.

I will ship via Registered Mail, 14 working days worldwide, insured.

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