Caring for All Beings
Caring for All Beings
Caring for All Beings
Caring for All Beings
Caring for All Beings
Caring for All Beings

Caring for All Beings

S01.SM.SM.XXXX.115

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This elaborate storage containers tells the tale of Si Raja Lontung who was the child of Siboru Pareme and King Lontung. This clan lived in the forest and cared for the animals and helped find them food. In return the animals guarded the clan. The image depicted here is of Siboru Parema feeding a lion. Vessels such as this have been used by Batak people to hold medicine. This container is a small version of what was originally carved and used by a household. The wood mahogany (Swietania macrophylla) used to carve this decorative object is sustainably harvested. The carver is from a lineage of carvers.

Hand carving, one piece with carved out opening, wood (Swietania macrophylla), made on the islands of Samosir, Sumatra, 2021. Size 60 x 8 x 43 cm / 23.5 x 3 x 17 in

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