Wooden Hand Carved Pot, Tribal Asian Art Wedding Dowry

By KissMouth From Germany

Price £150.32
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Wooden pot with carved crocodile cover. Belongs traditiionally to
a wedding dowry for young couple in Bali.
It is an intricately carved Vanity pot to store rice. It is believed there will be always rice in the house as long as there is even a few grains in the bowl.
The crocodiles on top of the cover are guarding the rice
The piece is approximately 65 years old and is carved from a lightweigth wood. The body of the storage container is decorate with 4 Balinese dancers.
It is carved from two halfes of a tree trunk and hand painted. The finish is Bees wax.

The piece is in perfect condition.
measurements it stands 50 cm tall, or 19.6 inch
diameter at base 20 cm, or 7.7 inch
diameter at top 30 cm, or 11.6 inch