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Buffalo Bone Lime Press, Indonesia, Batak Peoples

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Buffalo Bone Lime Press, Indonesia, Batak Peoples
Rare, beautifully carved lime press for the betel nut, representing a female figurine standing on a rounded point, with her hands in front of her abdomen. Buffalo bone, with fine honey-colored patina. Indonesia, Sumatra Island, Batak Peoples. Height: 6" (15,2 cm). The piece is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand. Very good condition.

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