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Antique Batak Powder Horn Sumatra Indonesia, Parpanggalahan # 5.

Antique Batak Powder Horn Sumatra Indonesia, Parpanggalahan # 5.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Pre 1920: Item # 1443263

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A gunpowder horn dating to the 19th / early 20th century. The curved body is made from water buffalo horn, the wide end with a wooden stopper, the suspension area with a Singha head and a bronze chain. The gunpowder was stored in the Batak house in large gourds, the chief carried his own personal supply in such containers, which he wore suspended from a chain around his neck. Condition: the spout was originally with a closing mechanism now partially lost, some small losses and lost pins. Dimension: c. 17.5 cm long x 8.5 cm wide (without chain).
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