This totem called Tun Tun comes from Indonesia and is hand carved in buffalo bone and wood. The male figure on top is depicting Raja Leti, meaning the king from Leti.
It's encapsulated inside a black and gold coloured wooden frame with a white fabric base and cream coloured passe-partout.
The Tun Tun has since ancient times been considered a powerful talisman. Farmers would bring it to the fields, guiding them to get a good crop.
It was also used to protect one’s house,
placed in the corners of the roof.
It comes complete with it's story printed out for you inside a beautiful envelope.
Dimensions: 38 x 68 x 7cm