Wooden pot with carved crocodile Lid. Belonged traditionally to a wedding dowry for young couple in Bali. It is an intricately carved Vanity pot to store rice. It is believed there will be always rice in the house as long as there is even a few grains in the bowl. The crocodiles on top of the cover are guarding the rice The piece is approximately 60 years old and is carved from a lightweigth wood. The body of the storage container features 4 Balinese dancers. It is carved from two halfes of a tree trunk and hand painted. The finish is Bees wax.
The piece is in perfect condition.
measurements, it stands 50 cm tall or 19.6 inches
diameter at base 20 cm or 7.7 inches
diameter at top 30 cm or 11.6 inches
ready to ship, ships from Germany at the moment