Indonesian Divination Wand, Batak Tribe, Sumatra
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19th century, carved from a water buffalo rib, figural and geometric patterns on one side, Batak characters on the other. Presented on a small cubist base.
15.5 in.; 17 in. with base.
Purchased in 1971 from dealer J. J. Klejman, New York City. A copy of the original invoice is available. The Collection of Dr. Malcolm Hardy, Chapel Hill, NC
Quite rare with a very similar example in UCLA's Fowler Museum.
$300 - 600