Oos atakhtakh choron, kumiss vessel
Yakut Oblast, Yakut Okrug
кон. XIX в. – нач. XX в.
Oos atakhtakh choron, kumiss vessel, goblet-shaped, with a round body on three carved stems shaped like horse legs, without accented knees, with clearly shown hoofs. The vessel’s surface is decorated with carved geometric ornament: diamond-shaped honeycomb cells, zigzagged, ribbed (combed), triangles. The choron was a symbol of plenty, happiness, and wealth, and the main object at the Yssyakh feast. Abstract by V.V. Gorbacheva
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