Architectural Ornament (Singa)

Date:
late 19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Indonesia, Sumatra
Culture:
Toba Batak people
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
Height 39 in.
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Fred and Rita Richman, 1988
Accession Number:
1988.143.20
Not on view
[Mark Felix, Brussels, Belgium, until 1976]; Fred and Rita Richman, New York, 1976–1988

Sibeth, Achim. The Batak: Peoples of the Island of Sumatra: Living With Ancestors. New York: Thames & Hudson Inc., 1991.

Capistrano-Baker, Florina H. Art of Island Southeast Asia: The Fred and Rita Richman Collection in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1994, p.124.