Nagju, Dayak, Borneo, Indonesia, 19th century
This medicine container consists of a bamboo container incised with a
floral motif, surmounted with a wooden stopper carved in the form of a
stylized feline. The carving of the stopper is amongst the best of its
type. There is great tension and elegance exhibited throughout the figure.
It is in excellent condition and has a deep brown patina throughout. Old
inventory number # H-014 are painted on the base of the stopper and bamboo
The height on the custom stand is 16.5 inches.
SOLD / IN 210