Acquest-Art
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1322990 (stock #I1)
Acquest-Art
$450.00
A fine antique wooden mirror from Bali, about 70 years old, acquired in Denpasar in 1970. Barong is a lion-like creature and character in the mythology of Bali, Indonesia. He is the king of the spirits, leader of the hosts of good, and enemy of Rangda, the demon queen and mother of all spirit guarders in the mythological traditions of Bali. The battle between Barong and Rangda is featured in Barong dance to represent the eternal battle between good and evil. Size 66 x 95 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1312854 (stock #C1)
Acquest-Art
Price on Request
An unusual Meiji Period Lunchbox made in shapes of accessories used by Sumo wrestling referees such as war-fan or gunbai. Three lacquered rice bowls covered with fine decorative weaving. Four shells bordered with copper for use as plates. Small brass handle attached to carved bamboo for carrying to the Sumo match. Made of Inoki wood and lacquered. Stamped document of the shop on washi paper. Sake bottle not included. Small repair to one fan on side.