A very good old Batak staf or" Toenggal Panaloean" carved in traditional style. Al most all figures have fine carved typical Batak faces and metal inlayed eyes, a feature we mostly see on older pieces.
The upper figure , Si Adji Honda Hatahutan, his head crowned with the traditional Talitali and a large plume of horsehair. Directly below him the female figure Si Tapi Radja and others.One the back the traditional lizard and snake figures. This staf has been seen and valued by an expert in the TV program " Kunst en Kitsch"
(the Dutch Antique road show) in 1991.
Size: 179 cm.
Price on request.