Batak Rice Storage Vessel. (Rumbi)

An enormous wooden rice storage vessel hollowed from a tree trunk.Origin is the Samosir area of Lake Toba, Eastern Sumatra, Indonesia. Ethnic grouping is Batak. These vessels, known as Rumbi, are considered as wealth pots within the Batak community. The larger the vessel the wealthier the individual. Diameter is 97cm & height 82cm. Price on request.

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