A BATAK CITRUS SQUEEZER
Provenance: Philip and Rosalind Goldman
The Batak used lime in a number of ceremonial contexts. It was for example mixed with water and used in a ceremonial cleansing process. The citrus was also added to various mixtures such as magic potions and gun powder to improve their efficacy.
Toba Batak, North Sumatra, Indonesia
wood, 13 cm
Price: € 475,-