Handle to a Betel nut Crusher

Lombok, Indonesia
19th Century

Carved from Buffalo horn this Lombok handle is a very fine work of art. Sculpted in the form of a crouching Frog this example possesses great charisma and life. The sculpture is strong with good use of negative space under the head and legs. The patina shows long evidence of handling and the natural color is simply beautiful. In excellent condition.

This piece stands 3.5 inches tall

SOLD / IN 1-09-07