A Balinese Lontar Storage Box

A Balinese Lontar storage box in the form of a crouching deer (kijang). Wood is teak. Found in the Singaraja area of North Bali. Condition is excellent for this. Dated as prior to 1900. Length is 440mm & height 140mm. (Lontar illustrated not included.) Price on request.

Lontar are made from the leaves of the Lontar Palm(Borassus fabellifer). These documents are usually of a religious nature including scripture & ethic, astronomy, astrology & historical record.They are venerated as sacred and their storage receptacles likewise.

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