Wood container with a Lid

This is an elaborately carved container featuring the guardian deity and fertility god of the fields, Boraspati, on its cover. This container may have been used to contain ritual food or medicine, judging from the protective symbols on its cover.

Artist Name
Batak
Date/Period
1930's
Region
Toba, Asahan, Kampung Tangga, Northern Sumatra
Dimension
Object size: 22.7 x 25.5 cm
Accession No.
XXXX-10913
Material
Wood
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Category
Woodcarving