Water Buffalo Horn

Naga Morsarang

Medicine Carrier

 

The Batak datu or high priest used a variety of containers to store magical substances for ritual potions.

 

The hollow water buffalo horn vessel is known as a sahang or naga morsarang medicine holder.

A carved camphor wood stopper depicts riders upon a singa/supernatural protection deity.

The human figures may represent the succession of ritual masters who preceded the datu who owned the container...  

The pointed end of the horn features a seated human figure.

 

Ornately etched water buffalo horn container is approximately 16" in length from tip to tip.

Interior: 2.5" x 2"

A wooden pin is used to secure the top to the horn.

 

You will receive the item in the photograph.

 

Handcrafted in Sumatra

 

Batak Inscribed Water Buffalo Horn Medicine Carrier

$189.00Price