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INDO431: Batak Singha

  • INDO431 : Batak Singha
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INDO431: Batak Singha

Large 19th century Batak Singha. The traditional Batak house had one singha on each end of the house on the beam ends near the roofline. These heads with large round eyes and protruding tongues are protective deities. The wood shows considerable age with some of the original natural pigment colors remaining. There is one small native restoration of wood on one spot.    

44 1/2" tall by 14" wide. 19th Century Sumatra, Indonesia.    ....Sold

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