Ɵ Batak magic staff top, Tunggal Malehat,... - Lot 13 - Binoche et Giquello

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Ɵ Batak magic staff top, Tunggal Malehat,... - Lot 13 - Binoche et Giquello
Ɵ Batak magic staff top,
Tunggal Malehat, Sumatra, Indonesia
Probably late 19th - early 20th century
Wood, cotton fibres, horsehair
H. 47 cm
Batak magic staff finial, Tunggal Malehat, Sumatra, Indonesia
H.18 1/2 in
Provenance:
- Collection John Graham
This is an ancient and beautifully crafted sculpture dominated by a rider riding a mythical being: the Singa.
Black patina and deep scabbing, a mark of his long service to the Datu.
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