Tribal Seahorse Betel Nut Lime Container handmade Cast Bronze Indonesian Art
Sumatran Seahorse Lime Container This is a stylized primitive seahorse shaped Betel Nut Lime Container that was hand cast in bronze with a silver overlay by the lost wax method by talented crafts people of Indonesia. The graceful lines have a beautiful ethnic tribal flavor. The inside is a chamber for storing lime powder or traditional medicines. Tribal designs decorate the sides of the horse. This is done in the primitive style that you would find in North East Sumatra near lake Toba , from the Batak Tribal people. This lovely sculpture is sure to please the collector of Asian or Indonesian art. Beautiful on a side table or shelf as part of your eclectic decor.