Quality Batak -Sumatran- cast bronze lime box, roses + betel leaves, c. 1900

$395.00 AUD

Quality Sumatran, Indonesia, cast bronze lime container, with two perfectly symmetric sphere halves well moulded with large rose heads, the sides with betel-nut foliage & dot patterns, joined in the middle.

From the Lake Toba region of North Sumatra, Batak cultural group,

circa 1900

10cm high x10.5cm wide

Excellent condition395

This is an oversize example of its kind, made as an impressive display piece, to hold the lime used when chewing betel nut.





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