Ethnographic Art

November 14 — 19, 2020
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LOT 99

Lot 99

Two Batak Toba Medicine Containers, North Sumatra, Indonesia, early to mid 20th century

Two Batak Toba  Medicine Containers, North Sumatra, Indonesia, early to mid 20th century
Lot 99 Details
Two Batak Toba Medicine Containers, North Sumatra, Indonesia, early to mid 20th century

carved hardwood and engraved bone calendar
length 10 in — 25.4 cm; 9 in — 22.9 cm

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $180
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Two Batak Toba  Medicine Containers, North Sumatra, Indonesia, early to mid 20th century
  • Two Batak Toba  Medicine Containers, North Sumatra, Indonesia, early to mid 20th century
  • Two Batak Toba  Medicine Containers, North Sumatra, Indonesia, early to mid 20th century

CONDITION DETAILS

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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