1427 Rare Unusual Batak Calendar Walking Stick

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Rare & unusual Indonesian Batak walking stick with incised bone shaft and handle center.

The bone is intricately decorated with the sacred calendar consisting of charts, caluclations, animal figures and geometric motifs,

Has an L-shaped horn handle ends and ferrule.

Was probably custom built. EXTREMELY RARE.

38 3/4" long.


 

 

 


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This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.

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