Figural stopper of a medicine receptacle, Batak, Sumatra, Indonesia.
Stopper of a medicine receptacle "perminaken" in the shape of a sitting protective figure with tucked up legs and a grinning face.
Brown-blackish patina. On wooden base.
Height without base: 10,5 cm - 4.1 inch.
Provenance: MF. van Straaten; in the eighties and nineties he had an Tribal Art Gallery in the Hague, Netherlands.
Price: € 650,-