Batak rooster stopper

Batak rooster stopper

Wood stopper to a Toba Batak bamboo medicine container depicting a fighting cock (manuk-manuk), an important figure in Batak mythology. The plug element has eroded away over time. Circa early 20th c. 5’ (12.7cm) high; 4.5” (11.5cm) diameter.

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