From: Sumatra | Achin

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 49-31-11B
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Sumatra | Achin
Section Oceanian
Materials Metal | Horn (animal part) | Wood

Single piece of wood, dark in color, hollowed out and the side of the cavity covered with a piece of bamboo; two rattan bands. Incised decoration with inscription on one side at top. Old sheath. Note - the designs on these Achin rentjong sheathers are characteristically largely punctate with some fine incised lines; light carving at each end.

Length 31 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Mrs. Anton S. Lau, 1949
Other Number 29-S-712 - Other Number

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