String of amulets    | Toba Batak or Karo Batak people north Sumatra, Indonesia , 19th-early 20th century

C North Sumatra (Indonesia) string of bone and cotton amulets from the Toba Batak or Karo Batak people, inscribed with symbols and magic inscriptions typical of the protective charms worn by priests when undertaking dangerous sorcery.

Manche de pierre à feu la lame de fer est enchâssée dans un magnifique ornement en bronze, représentant de part et d'autre une tête de Singa surmonté de symboles représentant une rangée de cornes décroissantes alliant les trois métaux. Terminé par un anneau de fixation. XIXe ou avant. Fer, cuivre et bronze Indonésie, Sumatra, Batak

Manche de pierre à feu la lame de fer est enchâssée dans un magnifique ornement en bronze, représentant de part et d'autre une tête de Singa surmonté de symboles représentant une rangée de cornes décroissantes alliant les trois métaux. Terminé par un anneau de fixation. XIXe ou avant. Fer, cuivre et bronze Indonésie, Sumatra, Batak

Architectural Ornament (Singa) Date: late 19th–early 20th century Geography: Indonesia, Sumatra Culture: Toba Batak people Medium: Wood, paint Dimensions: H. 29 x W. 14 x D. 15 in. (73.7 x 35.6 x 38.1 cm) Classification: Wood-Sculpture Credit Line: Gift of Fred and Rita Richman, 1988 Accession Number: 1988.143.170 On view in Gallery 355

The central image in Toba Batak art is the singa, a supernatural creature whose likeness protects individuals, homes, and communities from malevolent supernatural forces. The name singa derives from the Sanskrit word meaning lion

CLOSEUP:  Piso Sanalenggam Sword Dated: late 19th–early 20th century Geography: Indonesia, Sumatra Culture: Toba Batak people Medium: metal, water buffalo horn Measurements: overall length 21 inches

CLOSEUP: Piso Sanalenggam Sword Dated: late century Geography: Indonesia, Sumatra Culture: Toba Batak people Medium: metal, water buffalo horn Measurements: overall length 21 inches

Carved Horn & Wood Piso Sanalenggam Sword - Pakpak Batak People, North Sumatra, Indonesia, 19th century

Carved Horn & Wood Piso Sanalenggam Sword - Pakpak Batak People, North Sumatra, Indonesia, 19th century

Figure (Gana-Gana [?]); late 19th–early 20th century; Sumatra;Toba Batak people Medium: Wood, fiber, tradecloth, cowrie shells, glass beads, brass; Height 41 in. Credit Line: Gift of Fred and Rita Richman, 1988, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Figure (Gana-Gana [?]); late 19th–early 20th century; Sumatra;Toba Batak people Medium: Wood, fiber, tradecloth, cowrie shells, glass beads, brass; Height 41 in. Credit Line: Gift of Fred and Rita Richman, 1988, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Singa, angle de maison Batak, Sumatra

Singa, angle de maison Batak, Sumatra

Finial from a Ritual Staff (Toba Batak people, Sumatra, Indonesia] (1988.143.141) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Finial from a Ritual Staff (Tungkot Malehat), century Toba Batak people, Sumatra, Indonesia Copper alloy, resin;

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Batak Figure Batak people, Sumatra, Indonesia Late 19th or early 20th century Wood 32" (h). The figure mea

Batak Figure Batak people, Sumatra, Indonesia Late or early century Wood (h). The figure mea

Batak, Sumatra, Indonesia

Batak, Sumatra, Indonesia

19TH C. BATAK MEDICINE STOPPER W/ SEATED FIGURE, Ex. Irwin Hersey (TRIBALMANIA.COM)

19TH C. BATAK MEDICINE STOPPER W/ SEATED FIGURE, Ex. Irwin Hersey (TRIBALMANIA.COM)

singa batak | wood and natural pigments | Late 19th or Early 20th century | north sumatra | 94 cm tall

singa batak | wood and natural pigments | Late 19th or Early 20th century | north sumatra | 94 cm tall

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