Toraja Garinary Door, Sulawesi Indonesia
Historically, this door wwould have guarded the important grain storage area in a Toraja home.
The head of a water buffalo with a staff between its horns are emblimatic of strength and power and intended to notify intruding spirits of the power guarding the important stores.
Our eample shows wear from use and age that includes cracks, and some brusing.
Mounted on a heavy metal display stand/
20 1/2" x 36 1/2"