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Manufacturer: Unknown
Sumatran Medicine Man Box

Size: 10¾ H x 3½ W x 3 D

Condition: very good. Articulated arms - The base is kind of concave
so does not sit well. It really should have some support.

Material : Wood, reeds, shells, appears to be a metal nail or tack
in the bottom base for some reason? pigment.

Markings: None

Weight: 10 Oz's.

Origin: Sumatra a Mountainous Island in Western Indonesia

Age: Mid to later 20th Century. I acquired this piece from Sumatra
in 1980

The top of the man (Bust) lifts off the reed portion to show the inside
of the medicine box

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